Zverev Wins All German Battle

BMW Open by FWU, Munich [20] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [48] Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) It was not an easy victory for our spotlight player in this all German affair.  Struff had never taken a set from him in their previous encounters and today he came pretty close to winning the match; however, pretty close does…

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Zverev Withstood Isner’s Aces To Advance

Zverev defeats Nishikori

Miami Open, USA [20] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [23] John Isner (USA) The teenager led their head-to-head going into this match.  In their only previous encounter last year, Zverev won easily in two sets; however, today’s match would be an entirely different story.  Isner has been looking to rediscover his top form, while Zverev has…

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Zverev Defeats Gasquet For 2nd Title

Open Sud de France, Montpellier Men’s Final: [21] Alexander “Sascha” Zverev (GER) vs. [22] Richard Gasquet (FRA) Zverev defied the odds all week, showing that he was mentally strong enough to ignore the French crowd every time he contested a match against a French player.  Today would be his biggest emotional test, not only was it another…

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Zverev Defies The French Crowd Again

Open Sud de France, Montpellier Men’s Semifinal: [14] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. [21] Alexander Zverev (GER) They met once before and despite the fact that Zverev won the first set, he lost the match in three sets. He was hoping that history was not about to repeat itself today; yet, things looked grim after he dropped the…

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Zverev Spoils The All French Affair

Open Sud de France, Montpellier [21] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [68] Jeremy Chardy (FRA) There would be no repeat of their last encounter, where Zverev took the first set only to lose the match in three sets.  Today he had to battle those demons, the French crowd and his resilient opponent, Chardy.  Just like their…

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