Also named Sascha, German professional player Alexander Zverev Jr. is believed to be the next big name in Tennis. This 19-year-old has shocked the world again and again with his talent and performance repeatedly.
With all the great names like Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer in the game, Alexander’s name is popping out frequently as their successor.
Hailing from the family of Tennis player, Alexander started playing since he was 5 and has won 2014 junior Grand Slam Tennis. By winning the 2014 Sparkassen Open in his home country Germany, he became the youngest player to win the ATP Challenger Tour Title.
This teenager has time and again played head-to-head with likes of Djokovic, Nadal and many players who have enjoyed Top 10 ranked player and even managed to win against some. This year we saw him against Spanish Legend Nadal in Indian Wells. Although he lost to the latter in the fourth round, he shocked everyone when he reached matched point against him.
In 2015, things got even weirder when he defeated then Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the warm-up match. His shock victory of 6-4, 6-3 over the World No.1 undoubtedly left everyone in dazzle
You know when someone is going to rise to the top in the future when Nadal compliments their play. According to Nadal, Alexander is “potential future No. 1” player.
From the current statistics, it seems Alexander will surely outrun his brother Mischa Zverev through sheer talent.