German satellite fig six Alexander Zverev reached his 3rd Grand Slam semifinal and archetypal astatine the French Open aft beating Spanish hostile Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 successful conscionable 1 hr and 36 minutes.
The sixth-ranked German overcame a dilatory commencement to completly demolish 21-year-old Fokina. Zverev committed little than fractional arsenic galore unforced errors arsenic Fokina, who ranks 46th connected the ATP chart.
Alexander Zverev’s volition conscionable the victor of the high-octane lucifer betwixt satellite fig 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas and 2nd seeded Daniil Medvedev successful the nighttime lucifer of Tuesday. They 2 young stars of the tennis satellite volition clash astatine the Court Philippe Chatrier.
New milestone achieved @AlexZverev overcomes Davidovich Fokina 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 to publication a spot successful the #RolandGarros SF for the archetypal clip successful his career. pic.twitter.com/BiYd87lsTz— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 8, 2021
Zverev reached his archetypal Grand Slam last astatine past year’s US Open and mislaid to Dominic Thiem successful 5 sets. The 24-year-old besides played successful the semifinals astatine the 2020 Australian Open.
It’s bully to beryllium successful the semi-finals, but conscionable being determination doesn’t fulfill me. I deliberation I’m playing beauteous well,” Zverev told successful his on-court interrogation aft the win.
“My baseline play truly improved aft the archetypal set. [Alejandro] has improved a lot, this was his archetypal expansive slam quarter-final, and I don’t deliberation it’ll beryllium his last," helium added.