Tennis - Zverev criticizes late approaches in Madrid: absolute shame
Tennis Olympic champion Alexander Zverev took out against the ATP after his dismantling in the final of the Madrid in Madrid against the Spanish Wunderkind Carlos Alcaraz (3: 6, 1: 6). The work of the player organization in the past week was "an absolute shame", said Zverev, who specifically referred to the late start of his matches in the quarter and semi-finals.
"Two days ago I came to bed at four, half past nine, the following day at 5.20 a.m.," the Hamburger complained: "If every normal person goes to bed at five and then at five o'clock, it will be difficult at all, in general just to get really awake. " If you are awake for so long, you are literally "dead" the next day.
With such a mortgage to play a final against Alcaraz (19), which is "difficult" for the six -year -old Zverev "at the moment the best player in the world". On the court, he had "no coordination" on his own serve and in the basic strokes, and he also had slight balls.
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All of this makes him "angry", Zverev said after the only 62-minute match. At the same time, he restricted that he "probably didn't hit" on Sunday even with a perfect fresh Alcaraz on Sunday. After the Madrid triumph, the latter declared his waiver of the Masters in Rome next week. He wanted to be "at 100 percent" at the French Open in Paris (May 22nd to June 5), said Alcaraz.