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In a gripping showdown at the ATP Metz tournament, the Polish-Monacan duo of Jan Zieliński and Hugo Nys successfully defended their title by defeating Constantina Fratzena and Hendrik Jebens 6:4, 6:4 in the final. As top seeds, Zieliński and Nys lived up to their favorites status, not dropping a set throughout the competition.
The final, arguably their easiest match, unfolded in just over an hour. Both sets followed a similar script, revolving around the pivotal breakthrough moment. In the first set, the breakthrough occurred at 4:4, while in the second set, Zieliński and Nys seized the advantage right from the opening game. Their service games remained unyielding, conceding break points only once and dominating most games without a hitch.
Jan Zieliński i Hugo Nys wygrali turniej ATP 250 w Metz! 🏆— Z kortu – informacje tenisowe | Tennis news (@z_kortu) November 11, 2023
W finale pokonali parę Constantin Frantzen/Hendrik Jebens 6:4, 6:4. To trzeci triumf Jana z rzędu w tej miejscowości. W 2021 roku wygrywał turniej w duecie z Hubertem Hurkaczem, a rok temu – z Hugo Nysem.
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This victory marks the third consecutive Metz title for Zieliński, who clinched the trophy in 2021 alongside Hubert Hurkacz. Adding to their success, the pair also triumphed in this year’s ATP 1000 event in Rome. With yet another title defense, Zieliński is set to re-enter the top twenty of the doubles rankings on Monday.