German in Australian Open: optimism canceled


    could at Least do with his outburst in the first knockout round of the Australian Open Alexander Zverev in the sports highlights of the just started year. Nine times flailing his tennis racket full of anger on the concrete floor in front of his Bank. However, because of the unofficial world champion failed on Monday almost as well with a crash like the day before, Angelique Kerber, is the first Grand Slam tournament of the year for the last hope of German Tennis Stars, an event to Forget.

    “The first two sets I had absolutely no idea how to play a tennis ball into the field,” said Zverev of his outburst after the 1:6, 1:6, 6:7 (5:7) against the canadian Milos Raonic. After 1:4 in the second set, he had to drain his frustrations about his own performance and finally played in the third set better. The defeat is no longer applied to the 21-year-old Hamburger, but, although he led in the Tiebreak 4:2.

    a set would have paved the way to victory, doubted Zverev, because he had, in his own words from the beginning to get the feeling that it will be a hard day. “There are such days, you have already seen it with Angie,” said the world ranked Fourth, and recalled the 0:6, 2:6, the Wimbledon champion on Sunday against American Danielle Collins. The Monte Carlos live Zverev wants to be home and in bed for two days, although the winner of the ATP Finals, said he would for a lost tennis game now, not depressed.

    But under the eyes of his Coach Ivan Lendl was this afternoon under the flawless blue of the Australian summer sky, once again, an early final in a Grand Slam tournament. At its Premiere in Zverevs Box, the former industry leader, Lendl had seen rounds in the previous September, the Third-at the US Open against Philipp Kohlschreiber.

    Why his protege woke up on Monday against former Wimbledon finalist Raonic too late to reach his second Grand Slam quarter-final, Lendl will try to explore in the coming days and weeks. After the victory at the ATP Finals in November, Pause and preparation were not long, Zverev had the whole week of problems with his second serve.

    The Greek young star Stefanos Tsitsipas was set victory against defending champion Roger Federer in the evening before on the same space standards. The great game of power of unwavering Faith came to himself. Zverevs buddy Frances Tiafoe of the United States, one from the new Generation, made it to Melbourne for the first time in the quarter-finals. Zverev have so far only been in the last year at the French Open, in 2017 in Wimbledon had Raonic managed to prevent this.