Ein harter Kampf findet sein Ende: Alexander Zverev bezwingt Kevin Anderson mit , , , und steht in der zweiten Runde der US. Alexander Zverev eröffnet die US Open gegen Kevin Anderson. Das Match gibt es ab ca. Uhr live im TV und Livestream bei. Alexander Zverev nimmt sein Auftaktmatch bei den US Open gegen den Südafrikaner Kevin Anderson am Montag nicht auf die leichte.
Zverev mit Respekt gegen Anderson: "Schwerste erste Runde für gesetzten Spieler"Ein harter Kampf findet sein Ende: Alexander Zverev bezwingt Kevin Anderson mit , , , und steht in der zweiten Runde der US. Die Auftaktpleite der Vorwoche zeigt keine Nachwirkungen: Alexander Zverev überspringt mit Kevin Anderson eine schwierige Hürde und steht. Alexander Zverev nimmt sein Auftaktmatch bei den US Open gegen den Südafrikaner Kevin Anderson am Montag nicht auf die leichte.
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Despite taking the first set of the final, he finished runner-up to American John Isner , who had never previously won a Masters title.
Zverev continued his Masters success into the clay court season, reaching the semifinals at the Monte Carlo Masters ,  winning his third career Masters title at the Madrid Open , and making the final at the Rome Masters.
In Madrid, he defeated Dominic Thiem in the final to become the only active player outside of the Big Four to have won three Masters titles.
However, Nadal was able to recover and win the final five games of the match after a rain delay. He needed to win three five-set matches to get that far before Thiem ended his run while he was faced with a hamstring injury.
Up until the year-end championships, Zverev struggled to build on his early season success. He lost in the third round at both Wimbledon and the US Open ,   and his best result at the four remaining Masters events was a semifinal at the Shanghai Masters.
This year, Zverev was able to advance out of the group, only losing to No. He became the youngest tour champion since Djokovic a decade earlier and the first German to win the season-ending championships since Boris Becker in This was also Zverev's first victory over a current world No.
Zverev began to turn his season around following Wimbledon. He reached the semifinals of the German Open and the quarterfinals at the Canadian Open.
He upset No. He defeated Nadal for the first time in his opening match before losing to Tsitsipas. Nonetheless, he could not defend his title, losing to Dominic Thiem in the semifinals.
He was seeded seventh at the Australian Open. There, he defeated 15th seed Stan Wawrinka in four sets to reach his first Grand Slam singles semifinal, where he lost against fifth seed Dominic Thiem in four sets.
At the US Open , Zverev was seeded fifth. He defeated Kevin Anderson in four sets, then beat year old Brandon Nakashima in four sets.
In the third round, he beat Adrian Mannarino in four sets before beating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in straight sets. In the quarterfinals, he beat Borna Coric in four sets to reach his second grand slam semifinal.
There, he lost the first two sets to Pablo Carreno Busta , but came back to win the match in five; this was his first-ever match win from two sets down.
He thus advanced to his first major final, where he faced Dominic Thiem. He became the runner-up, losing the final in a final-set tiebreaker to Dominic Thiem after leading by two sets and serving for the championship in the fifth set.
Zverev was seeded 6th at the French Open. Zverev then reached the final of the Paris Masters , beating Nadal in straight sets in the semifinals,  where he lost to Daniil Medvedev in three sets.
In the ATP Finals , Zverev was eliminated in the group stage after a three set win over Diego Shwartzman and straight set losses to Djokovic and eventual champion Medvedev.
Zverev took part in the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague in He accrued four points by winning both of his singles matches for Team Europe as they defeated Team World 15—9.
He faced No. Rosol won the match easily to send the Czech Republic into the next round. Belgium won the tie 4—1. However, Spain ultimately won the tie on the final day after Zverev was unable to defeat Nadal and Kohlschreiber lost a tight five-set match to Ferrer.
In , the format of the Davis Cup was changed to have eighteen countries competing in the finals over a single week in November, all but six of which were decided through a qualifying round in February.
Germany was placed in the qualifying round and drawn against Hungary. Zverev participated and won both of his singles matches as Germany won the tie 5—0.
Zverev represented Germany at the Hopman Cup for four consecutive years from through with three different partners.
In , he competed with Sabine Lisicki. The duo won their tie against the French team, with Zverev winning both his singles and mixed doubles matches.
While the pair only won their tie against Great Britain, Zverev also defeated Federer in singles in his first tournament back from injury.
Zverev had much more success in and when he paired up with Angelique Kerber. In their first year together, they were able to advance to the final, primarily on the strength of the pair winning all three of their mixed doubles matches.
In a round robin group with Australia, France, and Spain, the two of them won all six of their singles matches, but lost two of their three mixed doubles matches against Australia and France.
With the Fast4 format, the match went to three sets. In the third set tiebreak, both teams had a match point at 4—4. Switzerland won the point with Federer serving to win the title.
Zverev is an aggressive baseliner. He often stands far back behind the baseline and aims to hit powerful groundstrokes either for winners or to wear down his opponent.
Although his height slows him down on the court, it also adds to his reach and gives him the ability to get more balls back in play.
Novak Djokovic has commented that "he moves well for his height. His backhand in particular is regarded as his strength and one of the best in the game.
He has a continental-eastern grip on his backhand. He can also hit slice backhands that require a low center of gravity, in spite of his height. With Zverev's height of 1.
This was well behind him ranking 18th in return rating, showing that his return game was much stronger than his serving.
Zverev excels in particular at hitting a high percentage of first serves in, landing In his return game, he had the fifth highest percentage of first serve points won that year at Zverev is an all-court player and does not aim to be better on any surface in particular.
He has said, "I feel like I can play on all surfaces. I feel like I have good chances at all of them.
As of , he has yet to win a title on grass, but has reached two finals and also defeated Federer on that surface. Zverev has the ability to serve-and-volley as well.
His older brother Mischa is regarded as the biggest proponent of this playing style on the modern tour. Zverev was tall, but skinny and not very muscular when growing up.
Initially, Zverev had difficulty adjusting to this training style on the court, saying, "I had no idea what was going on in my body," and needed to adapt his shot technique as he became more muscular.
Eventually, he showed improvement on the court. Green remarked, "He started to become less wobbly. He started to absorb power, so when someone hit hard he could hit the ball back and everything locked into place.
Zverev has been coached by his parents since he was very young. His mother was initially his primary coach before his father took over at some point.
Zverev has stated that Lendl was more interested in his dog or his golf game than in professional coaching. The rest of Zverev's coaching team includes fitness trainer Jez Green, who previously worked with Andy Murray , and physio Hugo Gravil.
Green has worked with Zverev since Zverev lives in Monte Carlo , Monaco. He also has spent his winters living in Florida at the Saddlebrook academy since he was 12 years old.
He took a photograph with Roger Federer at the Hamburg Masters when he was five years old. Zverev recalled the encounter, saying, "So I got his autograph and he said, 'Well, maybe if you work hard, one day we might play against each other somewhere.
They say, 'Oh, I remember that junior tournament in Italy. We played, like, mini tennis with you. Mischa was in a team, and I remember Gilles Simon was waiting for other players to join him.
I say, 'Gilles, can you play with Sascha for 20 minutes? Zverev's tennis idol is Roger Federer. He has said Federer is the only player that has made him feel starstruck.
The greatest player of all time, beating him in a final, not just any final but in the final of a Masters , is amazing. Zverev plays other sports in his spare time such as basketball and golf.
Zverev's best friend on the tour is Brazilian doubles specialist Marcelo Melo , a former French Open and Wimbledon champion.
Melo frequently appears in Zverev's box during matches, including at the Washington Open and the ATP Finals , both of which he won.
Zverev and his ex-girlfriend Brenda Patea are expecting a child, to which Patea claimed that sharing custody with Zverev was "out of the question".
In October , another ex-girlfriend of Zverev's, Olga Sharypova, accused Zverev of physically and emotionally abusing her over the course of their relationship.
In an interview with Racquet Magazine , Sharypova detailed multiple instances where Zverev became violent towards her, including punching her in the face during an argument that took place in the pair's hotel room while Zverev was competing at the Laver Cup.
Because the accusations are simply not true. Current through the ATP Finals. Source: ITF profile .
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