Alexander Zverev is in the US Open final for the first time. But getting there was anything but easy. In the semi-finals, an effort was required from the German tennis star. Watch the highlights in the video.
German tennis player Alexander Zverev has reached the final of the US Open. The 23-year-old beat Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta after a sensational comeback in five sets with 3: 6, 2: 6, 6: 3, 6: 4, 6: 3. “I couldn’t believe it when I went 2-0. I didn’t know what was going on, but I knew I had to play better tennis. I’m in my first Grand Slam. Final, that’s the most important thing, “said Zverev after 3:22 p.m. in the winner’s interview on the field.
Zverev: “I had to play better”
After a five-set win at the US Open: Zverev explains after the game how he managed to fight his way back into the game. (Source: Omnisport)
Now the German number one meets his good friend Dominic Thiem in the final of Flushing Meadows. The Austrian had beaten finalist Daniil Medvedev last year with 6: 2, 7: 6 (9: 7), 7: 6 (7: 5). Before coming to his first Grand Slam title at Arthur Ashe Stadium from 10pm on Sunday (in the live ticker on Chillreport), Zverev has to use today’s rest day for analysis.
Do the same with him.
Watch the main scenes of his semi-final victory against Carreño Busta in the video above or here.