Alexander Zverev ends Novak Djokovic’s gold dream

Alexander Zverev ends Novak Djokovic’s gold dream

The German recovered after the start 6-1 and defeated the top candidate to win the Olympic gold medal.

German tennis player Alexander Zverev He gave the bell on Friday with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 semi-final victory over the world number one so far Favorite to win an Olympic gold medal, serbian Novak Djokovic, which – which He will look for his second bronze.

This result ends with options Djokovic to win”golden slam‘: He needed to impose himself on Tokyo Olympics 2020 And in the US Open to add those titles to the Australian, Roland Garros and Wimbledon titles he has already won this year.

The Serb dominated in the first round, twice breaking his serve to the German, who, however, made the fight and fought them bravely on both occasions, taking them to “TaalRepeatedly. but strength Djokovic It was decisive.

The second group was complicated for the Serbs. Although he broke the third serve Zverev, the German broke twice and defended by hitting and pinning his last serve, taking two points, to take it at the end 6-3.

Zverev It made things even more difficult for him after breaking his first serve and defending his serve (which Djokovic four points ofrest time‘) With a relentless dispatch he made a difficult comeback and with Kolo FourAces“Give him the game.

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German break send Djokovic for the third time and made it 4-0 in his favor before the Serbian could score his first serve on his serve, but to Zverev It was enough for him to defend his serve and break the Serb again to win the match in 2 hours 3 minutes and go to the final.

The Serbian has already won an Olympic bronze among his exploits, which he achieved Beijing 2008Tomorrow, Saturday, he will seek his second medal of this kind against the Spaniards Pablo Carinowho was defeated by the Russians Karen Khachanov.

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