Alexander Zverev, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold medalist has made his way into the final four here at the Vienna Open. The German player is considered as the major title contender after Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andy Murray were shown their way out of the tournament. In the last 8, the German player played against Felix Auger lAliassime of Canada.
The match promised all the drama and action and it delivered. Alexander Zverer leads the chart in a head-to-head battle between the players. It was a golden opportunity for Felix to lower the difference but that did not happen. We take look at the match statistics.
Alexander Zverev v/s Felix Auger Aliassime – as it went
The match started and in the first set, the player from Germany took to take control of the match. The Olympic gold medalist showed some good serves and he comfortably took the inaugural set in his pocket. The set ended 6-4 in favor of the German player.
It was in the second set when the Canadian international made a comeback. He took the set in his favor and this made the match pretty interesting. The scoreline at the end of the set read 6-3 in favor of Felix Aliassime. The match then came to the third and the decider set.
The winner of the set could seal the spot in the last 4 of the tournament. Alexander Zverev came forward, took the opportunity, and defeated his rival. The scoreline this time around was still the same, the only difference was about the winner.
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After his win, he has now secured a place in the last 4 of the tournament. He will now face Carlos Alcaraz of Spain. Carlos made the biggest upset of the tournament when he won his 2nd round match against Andy Murray. Though Alexander Zverev is the favorite to win this time around as well, we have seen the wonders Alcaraz has done earlier in the tournament.