French Open 2021: Alexander Zverev demolishes Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to enter semi-finals

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Sixth effect Alexander Zverev defeated unseeded Spanish hostile Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 to scope the semi-finals of French Open for the archetypal time.

Alexander Zverev reached his archetypal French Open semi-final connected Tuesday (AP Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Alexander Zverev defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-4, 6-1, 6-1
  • The quarter-final lucifer betwixt Zvervev and Fokina finished successful conscionable 1 hr and 36 minutes
  • Zvervev volition conscionable the victor of the lucifer betwixt Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas successful semis

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.

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