Alexander Zverev Gaining Momentum in Melbourne with Dominant Play

Like Stefanos Tsitsipas, at ease on Friday against Luca Van Assche, Alexander Zverev is gaining momentum in Melbourne. After two sluggish first rounds, in particular the second against Lukas Klein whom he only beat in the decisive super tie-break on Thursday (7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 [5]7-6 [10-7]), the 6th in the world was imperial against the young 19-year-old American, Alex Michelsen (6-2, 7-6 [4]6-3), Saturday in the third round of the Australian Open.

Well launched with a quick break in the first set, at 1-1, the 26-year-old German dominated the entire match, despite a small alert in the middle of the second set when he lost his service game for the first time in the match. meeting while he quietly led 6-2, 4-3 break.

Zverev leads 4-0 against Norrie

Trailing 4-2 in the next tie-break, he scored five consecutive points and definitely turned the game in his favor. The third set was a solo affair against the 91st in the world, too short. In the round of 16 on Monday, Zverev will challenge Briton Cameron Norrie, who eliminated Casper Ruud earlier in the day. The German leads 4-0 in their confrontations.

2024-01-20 13:24:10
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