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. Ein harter Kampf findet sein Ende: Alexander Zverev bezwingt Kevin Anderson mit , , , und steht in der zweiten Runde der US.
Zverev mit Respekt gegen Anderson: "Schwerste erste Runde für gesetzten Spieler"Alexander Zverev hat seine knifflige Auftakthürde bei den US Open gemeistert und die zweite Runde erreicht. Der Südafrikaner Kevin Anderson. Alexander Zverev erreicht bei den US Open in New York die zweite Runde. Gegen den starken Aufschläger Kevin Anderson aus Südafrika gibt. Zverev nach Sieg gegen Ex-Finalist Anderson in Runde zwei. Sport-Informations-Dienst (SID). | Uhr. Alexander Zverev schlägt Kevin.
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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.
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. 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. Dominic Thiem. Pablo Carreno-Busta. Borna Coric. Brandon Nakashima. Andy Murray. All Lower - terre battue.
Andrey Rublev. Laslo Djere. Vienna - salle. Dusan Lajovic. Hamburg - terre battue. Tommy Paul. 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. Hurkacz in 3.
Your email address will not be published.8/30/ · Alexander Zverev faces big-serving Kevin Anderson in a blockbuster first round match at US Open. The pair have met 5 times on the Tour with Zverev leading Anderson in their croatian-king-tomislav.com: Rudra Biswas. Alexander Zverev: Kevin Anderson: premier service en pourcentage: 91/ (67%) 77/ (59%) Points gagnés sur 1er service: 78/91 (86%) 62/77 (81%) Points gagnés sur 2e service. 8/30/ · Zverev is a phenomenal player, and will likely be ranked No. 1 in the world during some point in his career, but his head to head advantage over a player of Anderson’s caliber is puzzling.