Tag: Alexander Zverev

Alexander the Great: Sascha Zverev’s Coming of Age
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Alexander the Great: Sascha Zverev’s Coming of Age

I first encountered the name Zverev in the year 2013, when Mischa Zverev played Roger Federer in a quarter-final on the greens of Halle. Zverev was given a pounding, losing 6-0, 6-0 to give Federer only the second double bagel of his career. Even for a Federer fan, it was an embarrassing sight. It would...

Turning Back The Clock: Mischa Zverev
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Turning Back The Clock: Mischa Zverev

When the chair umpire says, “Game, set, match, Zverev”, one would most definitely believe it to be Alexander, the teen prodigy who’s been causing a lot of hype on tour for the last two years, except from now on, they’ll have to see the scorecard to see which of the two brothers wreaked havoc. Mischa...

Battle of the Generations : Nadal vs Zverev
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Battle of the Generations : Nadal vs Zverev

Interest was at full peak for the highly awaited third round clash between Spanish legend Rafael Nadal and arguably ATP’s biggest teen sensation, Alexander Zverev. And boy did they deliver! Zverev, better known as ‘Sascha’, put on an exhibition of prodigal shotmaking coupled with amazing mental fortitude. And, Nadal, on the other hand, answered his...

Approaching the Australian Open 2017: Draw Analysis
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Approaching the Australian Open 2017: Draw Analysis

How will Andy Murray approach his first major since becoming the recently knighted world number one? How will longtime favorite Novak Djokovic approach the tournament chasing a record seventh title? How will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal build their campaign to chase history? And how will the recent shifting of guard affect the tournament –...

Is the game on the threshold of a change?
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Is the game on the threshold of a change?

The only thing permanent in the universe is change. A transition is the journey between two stages of change. And the world of tennis seems confused about this inevitability. They want it, and they don’t. They want the new generation to step up and start winning serious titles, but they don’t want their long time...