TENNIS

Stuttgart Tennis : Berrettini Overcomes Murray To Win Stuttgart Title

Matteo Berrettini won the stuttgart open for a second time after he beat andy murray 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 to deny the scot what would have been his first title on grass in six years.

Second seed berrettini, who missed the claycourt swing after undergoing surgery on his hand in march, was playing in his first tournament since indian wells and triumphed after murray had injury issues of his own in the decider.

Murray, who has had hip surgeries that nearly ended his career, was not moving well as the match wore on and though he saved a championship point, he was only delaying the inevitable as berrettini sealed victory in two hours and 40 minutes.

Murray congratulated berrettini after the final and wished him well for wimbledon.