Alexander Zverev News
Alexander Zverev succumbed in 62 minutes to Carlos Alcaraz but was unhappy that on the previous two nights he had been last on court.
Two weeks before the start of the French Open in Paris, Carlos Alcaraz brushed aside Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-1 in 62 minutes to win the title in Madrid
World No. 3 Zverev lost the second-round match, after getting an opening-round bye, lost to the World No. 70 teenager 3-6, 2-6 in one hour 39 minutes on Wednesday.
Zverev, currently ranked third in the world, said he sees "no reason why" players from Russia or Belarus "shouldn't play in Wimbledon".
Monte Carlo Masters 2022: Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas to face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in final
Greek world number five Tsitsipas beat third-ranked Zverev 6-4, 6-2, showing no ill effects of a marathon quarter-final win over Diego Schwartzman which finished at 11:00pm Friday.
Greek third seed Tsitsipas had been a set and 5-2 ahead at one stage and seemingly cruising to the last four. Schwartzman hit back only to be thwarted in a quarter-final which wrapped up at 11:00pm local time.
Zverev has been accused of physically and emotionally abusing Sharypova on multiple occasions during their relationship, especially in 2019 during the US Open, Laver Cup and Shanghai Masters events.
Miami Open 2022: Swiatek closes in on clinching ‘Sunshine Double’; Ruud beats Zverev to move to semis
Swiatek’s dream season continued as she defeated Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami Open quarter-finals to close in on a third successive WTA 1000 crown.
Zverev was playing his first tournament since he was disqualified from the Mexico Open in Acapulco after losing his temper and repeatedly smashing his racquet into the umpire's chair.
Rafael Nadal said that as a fan of the sport, tougher sanctions were needed.
However, both the ban and additional $25,000 fine will be suspended provided Zverev does not incur a further code violation in the 12-month period ending 22 February, 2023.
Zverev reversed his decision to not feature in the Davis Cup in a bid to save face after getting kicked out of Acapulco last week for repeatedly smashing his racquet against the umpire's chair and unleashing a foul-mouthed rant.
Mexican Open: Alexander Zverev fined $40,000 over outburst that saw him tossed from Acapulco ATP event
Zverev was fined $20,000 for verbal abuse and $20,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct, the ATP said in a statement.
World number three Zverev smashed his racket several times against the umpire Alessandro Germani's chair and delivered a foul mouthed rant at the official after he and partner Marcelo Melo had lost Tuesday's doubles match
Zverev went on a tirade over a disputed call during his doubles opener alongside Marcelo Melo, verbally abusing the official and repeatedly hitting the umpire's chair with his racquet at the end of the match.
Zverev, ranked three in the world, posted an apology posted on his Instagram account a few hours after his expulsion.
Alexander Zverev repeatedly hit the umpire Alessandro Germani's chair after losing the doubles match.
The 24-year-old Russian-born Kazakh triumphed over the world number three from Germany, 6-4, 6-3.
A dejected Alexander Zverev labelled his straight sets exit to Denis Shapovalov on Sunday as one of the worst of his career where "everything" went wrong.
Tennis Australia (TA), which organises the Australian Open, says players only need to test if they have Covid symptoms.