Alexander Zverev has already fallen well in the ATP rankings. Today 22nd in the world, the German could find himself much lower in the coming weeks.
During the round of 16 of the Masters 1000 in Madrid, Carlos Alcaraz made short work of Alexander Zverev (6/1, 6/2). At the end of this tournament, the latter left the Top 20, a first for him since 2017. Semi-finalist in Rome and Roland-Garros last year, the German player risks falling again much lower before the onset of summer.
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His compatriot, Tommy Haas, is worried about this probable fall in the ATP rankings. “The next three or four weeks he will have to defend his points. Otherwise, he will be excluded from the world top 30, 40 or 50. It is important for him to win several matches in a row in order to acquire rhythm and confidence.estimated the former world number 2 in remarks reported by the Germanic media Picture.
— sascha zverev gifs (@saschashoulders) May 11, 2023
Boris Becker is hardly more optimistic. ” He is in shape. The problem is his level. But tennis has changed in 18 monthsjudge Becker. This means improving accordingly. It feels like he hasn’t improved and the opponents know exactly how they will have to play against Sascha in 2023 to beat him. It is a problem ! »noted the three-time Wimbledon winner in the latest episode of his podcast for Eurosport Germany, Das Gelbe vom Ball.