Tennis News: Germany’s Alexander Zverev is still on track to win his fifth title in 2021 at the Vienna Open.
Before that, the second seed had to play very hard to beat the Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, the 50th victory of the second seed of the season and the victory that the sent to the semifinals of the Vienna Open. .
The tennis player, who won his 300th career victory this week against Australia’s Alex De Minaur, has been breathtaking with his serve after scoring 80% of the points in his first serve. He came back after a setback in the second set by raising the level of play in the decider in a match that lasted 2 hours 6 minutes.
“I’m getting into trouble again, I have to prevent this from happening again,” Zverev admits.
“An easy mistake and the second set got out of hand. But I’m proud of myself because at the start of the third set I was able to walk as he wanted with ease. “
Now, the Tokyo Olympic champions are head to head against Auger Aliassime by 4-1 and have avenged the defeat against the Canadian in the fourth round of the 20201 season at Wimbledon.
This season, the 2021 Cincinnati champion appears at the Vienna Open for the second time after qualifying for the tournament’s quarter-finals in 2017. Earlier this season, the 17-year-old won two Masters 1000 titles played in Madrid and Cincinnati. . He also won the title in Acapulco and the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo in singles.
Zverev appeared in control from the start after winning 100% of his first serve points in the first set, until the eighth game of the second set when he missed a volley return into the net at 30/0. Auger Aliassime also won the match before leveling a set.
However, the second-seeded regained his focus and composure in the decider, including converting a sixth breakpoint opportunity before sealing the victory when Auger Aliassime’s backhand return became too wide.
World number 4 Zverev will then face young Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz for a place in the final of the Vienna Open.
“He’s improved a lot,” Zverev commented of Alcaraz. “He’s made a big step and is a great player, so I’m looking forward to this game.”
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