Daniil Medvedev defeats Holger Rune 7-5 7-5 in the final in Rome on Sunday. The match lasted 1 hour and 42 minutes. This is the first time that the Russian conquered this tournament. His best result in this event so far was reaching the 2nd round. Here you can see his history at this event.
The Russian added € 525,265 to his prize money after winning this final. He has earned € 1,105,265 in total after winning this tournament.
Highlights Daniil Medvedev vs. Holger Rune Internazionali BNL d’Italia – Rome
Stats: aces, double faults, breaks, winners
At the end of the match, the Russian scored 71 points vs. the Dane’s 62.
Daniil served very well to win 76% of the points (32/42) behind his first serve. However he won only 43% points (10/23) on his second serve. The Russian didn’t lose the concentration in converting 67% of the break points that he conquered (4/6).
On the other side, Rune was far from perfect in converting his break points (only 40% – 2/5). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this match, the head to head between Medvedev and Rune is 1-1.
This was the 20th career title for Medvedev. (see list of titles and finals). The Dane remains with 4th titles after he conquered the tournament in Munich 2022, in Stockholm 2022, in Paris 2022 and in Munich 2023. (see list of titles and finals)
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Both players managed to hold their service games for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Medvedev clinched in the 12th game (7-5) prior to eventually conquering the set (7-5).
The Russian failed to serve out the set when leading 7-5 to be broken at 0.
Daniil wasn’t able to convert 1 break point in the 12th game (6-5 30-40). On the other side, Holger was unable to convert any of his 3 break points. He had 3 break points opportunities in the 5th (2-2 15-40 and 30-40) and the 13th game (4-7 0-40).
They played 70 points. The set was a huge battle since finally Medvedev won just 2 points more than the Dane (36-34). Daniil dropped 12 points on serve (25-12). Regarding the other side of the net, Rune conceded 11 points on serve (22-11).
Medvedev was pretty sharp at the beginning of the set after breaking Holger Rune in the 2nd game (2-0). Yet, there was more work to do for Medvedev to win the set since Holger succeeded in breaking back in the 7th (4-3) game. The Russian kept his focus to break the Dane in the 10th (5-5) and in the 12th (7-5) game.
Rune was unable to find the solution against the opposition in the last 4 games of the set when the game count went from 3-5 to 7-5.
Medvedev converted 40% of his break points (2/5). He had 5 break points opportunities in the 4th (1-2 0-40 and 15-40), the 10th (4-5 30-40) and the 12th game (6-5 0-40 and 15-40). In addition on the other side, Rune converted 50% of his break points (1/2). He had his opportunities in the 7th (3-3 0-40) and the 11th game (5-5 30-40).
They contested 63 points. The Russian was the one to win the set after conquering 7 points more than Rune (35-28). Medvedev dropped 11 points on serve (17-11). In addition, on the other side, Rune conceded 18 points on serve (17-18).