Alexander Zverev registered a snug first spherical victory on the Wimbledon Championships 2021. He beat Tallon Griekspoor of Netherlands with out dropping a set, with the ultimate scoreline studying 6-3, 6-4, 6-1. The German nationwide gave his verdict on the Huge 3 debate, throughout his post-match press convention.
Zverev, who has gained two titles this yr, is a part of the Subsequent Gen of tennis greats and is among the threats for the large weapons at SW19. The World No.6 had an excellent semifinal with Stefanos Tsitsipas on the French Open. He’ll eye an analogous, if not higher, efficiency on the grass court docket Grand Slam.
Alexander Zverev thinks the Huge 3 are the Biggest of All Time
The Huge 3 debate has been on for a very long time, as three stars cemented themselves on the high of the game and have continued to problem one another each step of the best way. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have confirmed their price in each Grand Slam event, and ATP tournaments as properly.
Nonetheless, folks preserve discussing the opportunity of one in every of them being higher than the opposite two. The stage they’ve reached as we speak is, by no means, a traditional feat.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerlan wait to go on stage through the ATP Heritage Celebration at The Waldorf=Astoria on in New York Metropolis. (Picture by Matthew Stockman/Getty Pictures)
“They’re the three biggest of all time, its so simple as that. We hope that they are going to proceed enjoying for a really very long time. Regardless that for us, we are attempting to win Grand Slams, they form of went away, we additionally do perceive how a lot they imply for tennis and for the world of sports activities basically.
“They would be the largest a part of tennis that there ever was, and I believe everyone will miss them as soon as they’re gone,” stated Zverev after his Wimbledon first-round match.
Zverev on the Wimbledon Championships
Alexander Zverev has by no means gained a title on grass court docket. The German’s greatest end on the Wimbledon Championships has been a fourth-round exit. This yr, with the likes of Rafael Nadal not enjoying, and different gamers rising previous, Zverev has an actual probability of placing up a title problem.
His predominant risk can be World No.1, Novak Djokovic, who has additionally gained his first-round match. The German might be hopeful of a primary Grand Slam title, as this yr is his greatest probability.
Alexander Zverev might be enjoying his second-round match towards Tennys Sandgren on Thursday. It ought to be a straightforward win for the quantity 4 seed, as he might be seeking to tighten his grip this yr.
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