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. Gleich am ersten Tag hatte Alexander Zverev mit dem Südafrikaner Kevin Anderson eine hohe Hürde zu meistern. Der Weltranglistensiebte zeigte sich.
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Zverev's early-season success in doubles proved to be the precursor of a major improvement in singles as well.
Before the end of the season, Zverev also represented Germany in the Junior Fed Cup, leading them to a fourth-place finish. Zverev played just two tournaments in , both in Australia in January.
At the Australian Open , he was able to defeat Kozlov, who was seeded second, to finish his junior career with a first Grand Slam title.
As the age of 14, Zverev entered qualifying at three different tournaments, including the Moselle Open on the ATP Tour, but lost all of his matches.
He won his professional main draw debut against compatriot Christian Lichtenegger at a Futures event in Germany in August After winning the boys' singles title at the Australian Open , Zverev shifted his focus to his professional career, only playing in pro events the rest of the year.
He did not win a main draw match until he recorded a single victory at the Heilbronner Neckarcup Challenger, his tenth event of the year. One of his losses was a retirement against his brother Mischa.
Three of the players he defeated were in the top , including his first round opponent No. Zverev followed up this title with a breakthrough at the ATP Tour level.
He recorded four match wins at the event, including his first career victory against Robin Haase and his first top 20 victory over No. He finished the season ranked No.
At the beginning of the season, Zverev was still ranked too low to receive direct entry into the main draws of ATP Tour events, which forced him to continue playing Challenger events through July.
He also needed to enter qualifying for ATP events throughout the year. Zverev did not qualify for either of the first two Grand Slam singles events of the season.
With a higher ranking, Zverev was directly accepted into Wimbledon. A week before the tournament, he took part in the Boodles Challenge exhibition and surprisingly upset world No.
Zverev opted to play on clay after Wimbledon and reached another ATP semifinal at the Swedish Open to put him back in the top after one week out. He notably upset No.
He succeeded, but lost his opening round match to compatriot Philipp Kohlschreiber in five sets. In the fourth round, he nearly upset No.
Zverev had a match point while he was serving for the final set, but missed a routine forehand volley and then proceeded to lose 14 of the remaining 15 points in the match.
He commented on the match point that, "I missed probably the easiest shot I had the whole match. Zverev's next breakthrough came during the grass court season at the Halle Open , where he upset world No.
Petersburg Open. He recorded his first win over No. In doing so, he became the first teenager to record three consecutive victories against top ten opponents since Boris Becker in During the season, Zverev greatly improved his results at the higher level tournaments on the ATP Tour except for the Grand Slam events.
At the Australian Open , Zverev again pushed Rafael Nadal to the brink, but ultimately lost in five sets. After a slow start to the clay court season, Zverev won two more titles in May, the first of which came at home in Germany at the Bavarian International Tennis Championships.
He defeated Novak Djokovic in the final to become the youngest Masters champion since Djokovic in and the first such champion born in the s.
With the title, he also entered the top 10 for the first time. Back on hard courts, Zverev won his last two titles of the season in August. He won the Washington Open as well as a second consecutive Masters title at the Canadian Open , only dropping a single set at each tournament in each of his opening matches.
He opted to skip the former event to focus on the latter. Zverev maintained his top 5 ranking throughout the year. Zverev stated that issues at majors were "definitely not physical" when asked if his problems were physical or mental, and also attribute this lack of success to the extra pressure he was putting on himself at these events.
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.
Vous trouverez sur le site TennisEnDirect. New York. London - salle. Novak Djokovic. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman.
Daniil Medvedev. Paris - salle. Rafael Nadal. Stan Wawrinka. Adrian Mannarino. Miomir Kecmanovic. Cologne - salle.
Jannik Sinner. John Millman. Felix Auger Aliassime. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. Lloyd Harris. Fernando Verdasco. Paris - terre battue.
Marco Cecchinato. Pierre-Hugues Herbert. Dennis Novak. New York - dur. Kwon is a solid baseliner and should find a way to progress through.
Kwon in 3. Kwon at least got two three-setters played last week and should have enough match rhythm to prevail. Kwon in 4.
The Spaniard would do well to stay competitive but Struff carries good form and his powerful baseline strokes should see him through. Struff in 3.
His draw till the third round looks manageable for the 24th seed and a strong showing in the first round would bolster his confidence after a first round exit in Cincinnati.
Expect Hurkacz to dictate points from the baseline and sail through to the second round.Davis Cup. Kwon at least got two three-setters played last week and should have enough match rhythm to prevail. He faced No. He had an early breakthrough on the professional tour as well, becoming one of the youngest The Grand Hotel And Casino title winners in history at the age of Zverev's Spiele Bayern MГјnchen 2021 success in doubles proved to be the precursor of a major improvement in singles as well. Germany was placed in the qualifying round and drawn against Hungary. Belgium won the tie 4—1. Kevin Anderson - Matchs en duel Adrian Mannarino. Hamburg - terre battue.