German tennis star Alexander Zverev has once again admitted that he is extremely disappointed with the way his campaign in Munich has gone. He hopes to get a good result in Madrid and forget about a disappointing campaign in Munich.
Last week Zverev arrived in Munich hoping to deliver a good week of tennis and win his first title of the year. Instead, Zverev ended up suffering a crushing loss to Holger Rune as he entered the fray.
Zverev, who was the No. 1 seed and heavy favorite to win Munich, had no chance against Rune as the Dane beat the German 6-3, 6-2. This result was very disappointing for Zverev, the Munich fans and the organizers of the Munich tournament.
Zverev hopes to recover in Madrid
No.2 seed Zverev enjoys a first-round bye in Madrid. , Zverev will face the winner of the match between Marin Cilic and Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
“I am extremely disappointed with last week. I put a lot of pressure on myself, a lot of expectations too, playing in Germany in front of my home crowd for the first time in three years,” Zverev told Eurosport, quoted by Tennis Head.
“It wasn’t easy, but things like that happen, it’s a sport. You can win against anyone when it’s the right day and you can lose against anyone when it’s not.”
Munich certainly wasn’t a great tournament for me, but luckily we have another chance here and another chance to prove myself. The pressure is very different.
Especially with the weather we had with Covid, the audience was packed for the next few days when I played and a lot of people expected me to be there. Unfortunately that didn’t happen, but that’s the sport and we have to take advantage of the new opportunity that we have this week. in Madrid”
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