Alexander Zverev destroys racket after grand slam failure continues at Australian Open

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The frenzy of contemporary blood on the high of males’s tennis continued on Sunday as Stefanos Tsitsipas and Frances Tiafoe – who have been each born in 1998 – scored memorable wins right here to maneuver into the quarter-finals. However one man was omitted of the social gathering.
Alexander Zverev, who’s a part of the 1997 group, was lamentably poor on Monday in his personal fourth-round match towards Milos Raonic. His 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 defeat occupied simply 119 minutes, and continued a peculiar narrative by which Zverev performs like a demon throughout his day-to-day appointments on the boys’s tour, however freaks out beneath the larger strain of the majors.
In London on Nov 18, Zverev dominated world No 1 Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals, the most important event exterior the slams. On Monday he despatched down 10 double-faults and at one stage misplaced 13 out of 14 video games.
The frustration was constructing, and with the rating standing at 4-1 within the second set, Zverev launched it by means of essentially the most spectacular racket smash seen at this occasion in years. Zverev thrashed his body towards the court docket not as soon as, not twice, however no fewer than 9 instances, leaving a tangled mess that resembled a bit of contemporary artwork.

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