It was indeed a stunning match to watch the world-class player Rafael Nadal and the youngest ranked in Top 20 Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece compete with each other. Rafael is 32 years old, whereas Stefanos is 20 years! Can you see the age difference here, we shall take a moment to admire both the players.
On the other side, Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens to get through the finals. This led to her winning the second Rogers title of her gaming career.
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Stefanos who turned 20 on Sunday, defeated Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic, and Alexander Zverev to get through the finals. But unfortunately, Stefanos lost the match with a score of 6-2, 7-6 and a 7-4. He did set one point during the 12th play in the second set, but he couldn’t convert the score later.
Tsitsipas got through an unseeded win and was selected as a finalist in Canada after Nicolas Kiefer from Germany in 2008. Well, Tsitsipas indeed won many fans during the match with his unique moves and the extrovert persona.
But Rafael stood focussed all throughout the game, even though the crowd cheered for the birthday boy and his first ever Master Series final match!
Coming to the women’s final, Halep gave in a dramatic first-set that led to a tie-breaking situation after a service of total three-breaks. She competed with Sloane Stephens and lost in the second set before recovering the points in the decider.
Simona Halep had won the Rogers title in the year 2016, and this was her second win. The game lasted for about 2 hours and 41 minutes, and the weather was too hot which made the game more exhausting. During the game, both the players were feeling the same heat, both of them struggling for the breath, and carrying out excellent rallies!
Halep added, that she just didn’t want to give up on the game at any moment, and she fought for it till the end. She also added that the tournament was held for a week and she couldn’t believe it’s over and the game tired her a lot.