Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Alexander Zverev - ATP Finals - Preview and Prediction
Two Next-Gen stars battle it out as world number six, Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on number seven, Alexander Zverev in the ATP Finals tonight.
- The winner of this match will make it to the semifinals
- Zverev is the defending champion
- Tsitsipas is making his debut in the ATP Finals
- Both Zverev and Tsitsipas won their respective first matches in straight sets
- Tsitsipas leads the head to head record 3-1 against Zverev
- Zverev has beaten the big three- Federer, Nadal and Djokovic in straight sets in his last three matches
"It is one of the most important victories in my career so far, I gave myself a big boost today, kept believing, kept fighting, it’s such a relief, it is not easy coming in knowing you’ve lost five times before, but I made a deal with myself that I’ll keep trying until I get it. It doesn’t matter if it is 10-20 times", said Tsitsipas after a thrilling win against Medvedev.
“I was looking forward to this match, and thanks a lot for all the support. The atmosphere is the reason why everybody is trying, the goal of the beginning of the season is to make London. Because playing here, playing in front of you all, playing in the O2 is something that we do not have during the year, and this is so special.” said Zverev after beating Nadal 6-2 6-4.
Strengths of Zverev
A big-serve, maturity under pressure and consistent hitting have been the German's plus points.
Strengths of Tsitsipas
Flexibility, fast court coverage and one-handed backhand have been the Greek's weapons
Whatever be the outcome, both players will give it their all in this high-stakes match. The crowd will be equally divided in their support for these two sensations.
Zverev would love to get off to a quick start while Tsitsipas will look to reduce his unforced errors
Prediction - Tsitsipas to win in three sets
Cover Image Credits - Tennis.com