Bitter out for Germany's tennis star Alexander Zverev at the ATP tournament in Acapulco. In the second round match, he lost to US qualifier Tommy Paul in two sets.
- Alexander Zverev left the ATP tournament in Acapulco surprisingly early
- In Mexico he lost 3-6 and 4-6 to US qualifier Tommy Paul
- Zverev made countless double errors
Acapulco - Alexander Zverev failed in the round of 16 at his first tournament start since the Australian Open *.
The second-placed Hamburger, who advanced to the semi-finals at the first Grand Slam * of the year, lost to US qualifier Tommy Paul 3: 6 and 4: 6 in Acapulco, Mexico. Last year, Zverev had reached the final of the $ 2 million tournament.
Alexander Zverev: double fault chaos in Acapulco - now Indian Wells is coming
Zverev * fell back into old style 25 days after his departure in Melbourne against the Austrian Dominic Thiem . As at the beginning of the year at the ATP Cup in Australia , the world ranking seventh made too many double errors (9). Paul, also 22 years old, had surprisingly little difficulty in defeating a top 10 player for the first time in his career.
Hola https://t.co/dXCS5FwA5a- Alexander Zverev (@AlexZverev) February 23, 2020
Zverev will continue at the ATP Masters in Indian Wells in the California desert in mid-March. He does without the Davis Cup in Düsseldorf against Belarus (March 6/7).
“This year is packed with highlights from the Olympics. He wants to be there at the crucial points, ”German team boss Michael Kohlmann told SID.
Alexander Zverev: In the final last year
Last year, Zverev was out of shape after the final defeat in Australia against Nick Kyrgios in Acapulco, so he hardly needs to defend points this season at the Masters in Indian Wells and then in Miami. This also applies to most of the clay court season.
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