The German Alexander Zverev, No. 3 in the world, certified for the final of the Montpellier event on Saturday by clearly dominating the Swede Mikael Ymer (83rd) 6-1 6-3 and joined Alexander Bublik additionally certified, at the expense of Filip Krajinovic.
It took simply 53 minutes for Zverev, seeded N.1, to remove the 23-year-old Swede, winner in the week of the French Corentin Moutet, Gaël Monfils and Richard Gasquet.
The German, who made brief work of Adrian Mannarino in the quarter-finals, is greater than ever the huge favourite of the occasion and may take into account providing himself a second title in Montpellier, after that acquired in 2017 , he who had come to the Hérault to achieve confidence after being eradicated in the spherical of 16 of the Australian Open by the Canadian Denis Shapovalov (twelfth) barely two weeks in the past.
The 24-year-old reigning Olympic champion will discover a final opponent on his approach on Sunday: Alexander Bublik (thirty fifth). The Kazakh gained in the different semi-final 6-4 6-2 towards Serbian Filip Krajinovic after having disposed of Roberto Bautista Agut, seeded N.2 of the event, on Friday. After Newport and Chengdu in 2019, Singapore and Antalya in 2021, this will be the fifth final on the ATP circuit for the 24-year-old Kazakh.
For his half, Zverev has nineteen titles on the ATP circuit. Finalist of the US Open in 2020, he gained the Masters twice and was topped Olympic champion final summer time in Tokyo.