Musetti stuns Alcaraz for first ATP title

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Lorenzo Musetti has shocked favourite Carlos Alcaraz on the clay to win the Hamburg European Open and claim his first ATP title.

The 20-year-old Italian beat the 19-year-old Spanish star 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 in Sunday's final.

Despite the defeat, Alcaraz will enter the top five of the world rankings for the first time.

He is the youngest player to do so since fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal in 2005.

Musetti was in his first ATP final and is being talked in the same breath as Alcaraz as a potential future star of men's tennis.

He put his rival on the back foot by confidently taking the first set and had match point in the second set tiebreak, only to give away the stanza with a double fault.

But Musetti pounced on a break late on in the third set to reign supreme over a man who had won four tournaments already this year.

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