ATP-Finals Torino 2021: Second victory of Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev outmatched defending champion Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to claim his second ATP Finals title on Sunday.
World number three Zverev was defeated by Medvedev in the group stage, but the German prevailed 6-4 6-4 in the final for his tour-best sixth trophy of the year.
The 24-year-old fired eight aces on his way to a deserved win over Medvedev, secured in just an hour and 15 minutes.
"It was great," Zverev said in his on-court interview. "I won the Finals, with a win in the final against someone I had lost [against] five times in a row, so I had to play one of my best matches.
"I am happy about that and happy to go on holiday with this win."
Though decimated by five players in consequence of Covid-19 positive tested Bayern Munich player Niklas Süle, the German National Football Team was eager to reach a new starting record with its new head coach Hansi Flick. And yes, it was the sixth victory in a row since his inception few months back. Germany beat the National Team from Liechtenstein with 9:0.
Leroy Sané scored twice with two own goals of Liechtenstein who was unable to cope with the German international star ensemble.
Medvedev wins US Open title, denying Djokovic Slam
Daniil Medvedev delivered a performance for the ages in the US Open final to claim his first major singles title over Novak Djokovic, who was attempting to win the Grand Slam.
Novak Djokovic was aiming for a historical milestone that would have placed him high atop the men’s tennis pantheon on Sunday in Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 20-time major champion was seeking, in one fell swoop, to become the first male winner of the Grand Slam since the great Rod Laver in 1969 and to pass legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on the all-time Grand Slam titles list.
Enter Daniil Medvedev, a menacing Russian with other ideas…
The No. 2 seed delivered a performance for the ages, blasting out of the gates and seizing on every opportunity as he notched a stirring 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory to claim his maiden Grand Slam title.
Alexander Zverev advancing to the Quarter Finals of the 2021 US Open in Flushing Meadow. Italian tennis shooting star Yannik Sinner from South-Tirol demonstrated his excellent form but had to accept a narrow three-set defeat against Zverev in the round of the last 16 (6:4, 6:4, 7:6).
Saturday’s final day’s action in the Hero Santosh Trophy South Zone qualifiers is all set to end on a thrilling note at Bangalore Football Stadium. .At
11.30 am on Saturday, Tamil Nadu (3 points) clash with Andhra Pradesh
(0 Pts) and if the former wins then they will end up with 6 points. However,
Andhra, who yielded a 90th minute goal to Karnataka on Thursday, would
like to finish on a winning note and thus promising a keen contest.The
much awaited final game is between hosts Karnataka (6 points) and
Telangana (3 points). The hosts just need a draw and will advance to the
next round. But Telangana will be looking to scalp Karnataka and join the race.Thus
any three of the four teams are in with a chance to book the sole berth
from this group and it all points to an exciting final day’s..
Hosts Karnataka were stretched to the
limit before they eked out a 1-0 win over Andhra Pradesh in the Hero
South Zone Santosh Trophy Group A Football event. - In the second match of the day Tamil Nadu came back from their 0-4 drubbing at the hands of the hosts to beat Telangana 1-0.Karnataka who were rescued by an 90th minute strike by Kamalesh P kept an unbeaten record with six points from two games. Andhra
adopted tactics that saw their players hit the ground at the slightest
of body contacts thus putting the brakes on the flow by the strong
Karnataka side and almost pulled it off. However,
with just a minute to go Kamalesh scored and ended the defiant fight by
the AP side, who now have lost both their matches and are out of
contention.In today’s second game.Karnataka players celebrating t..
Thursday will see two interesting encounters as Karnataka and Telangana will be looking to extend their winning run.Both scored identical 4-0 victories on Tuesday and on Thursday, Karnataka meet Andhra while Telangana take on Tamil Nadu.Karnataka, who did impress in the opener still have to get their midfield players to string together an effective combination. Andhra are a young squad while the hosts carry more experience and they meet in the first game at 11.30 am.Telangana scored some late goals against Andhra and will take Tamil Nadu in the second game at 3.30 pm.Tamil Nadu did pose a few problems to Karnataka and the 0-4 margin does not reflect their true strength.Telangana have a task on hand but a win will set up a mouth-watering finale on Saturday against hosts Karnataka.A win for TN against Telangana..