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Patna : Second seed Alexander Zverev, 24, Germany, beat qualifier Frances Tiafoe, 23, USA, in straight sets in final to win the ATP Erste Bank Open ( Vienna Open) title at Viena, Austria,on October 31, 2021, night. World No 4 Zverev defeated World No 49 Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4 in 1hr 35 minutes in singles final to win the title and 500 ATP Rankings points. Tiafoe bagged 300 Rankings points.

Zverev, the reigning olympic champion, won 3 break points during the match to 1 by Tiafoe, who had upset top seed & World No 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, 23, Greece, in 2nd round.. The German also won 3 games in a row during the match to 2 by the American. Zverev hammered 19 Aces during the match to 4 by Tiafoe. Zverev, in all, won 77 points to 60 by Tiafoe. Zverev has won 18 career titles and had reached US Open final in 2020.