After ATP Finals victory, Zverev gunning for maiden Grand Slam title

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Nov 22 (Reuters) – Germany’s Alexander Zverev capped a memorable yr by capturing his second ATP Finals trophy on Sunday and the world quantity three mentioned he’s aiming to win his maiden Grand Slam title subsequent season.

Zverev defeated defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-4 within the ultimate in Turin after he beat world primary Novak Djokovic within the semi-finals. learn extra

The 24-year-old has received six titles this yr, together with the Olympic gold in Tokyo and two Masters titles in Madrid and Cincinnati.

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But the German has but to win a Grand Slam title, coming closest when he reached the 2020 U.S. Open ultimate earlier than dropping to Dominic Thiem in a five-set thriller.

“Look, I’ve won on every level except for the Slams,” Zverev advised Serbia’s Sport Klub tv after Sunday’s win.

“It’s the only thing I’m missing and I’ll do whatever I can to change that next season.

“I’m already wanting ahead to 2022 as a result of I do know that I nonetheless have issues to enhance.”

The 2022 Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season, will begin on Jan. 17.

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Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru
Editing by Shri Navaratnam

Tennis - ATP Finals - Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy - November 21, 2021 Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates with trophy after winning his final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Tennis - ATP Finals - Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy - November 21, 2021 Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates with trophy after winning his final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

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