The Swiss maestro, Roger Federer, takes on the young German prodigy, Alexander Zverev in an enticing match tonight. We have a look at five factors that stand out in today’s match up.
5. The German is the youngest player in the top 50
Alexander Zverev, is currently just 20 years old, which makes him the youngest player in the top 50 of the singles rankings in the ATP list. He achieved this feat back in 2016, when he was just 19 years of age. The German was also the youngest player to win an ATP challenger trophy, since Bernard Tomic did it in 2009.
4. He could break Djokovic’s record
Alexander Zverev could become the youngest player to break into the top three of the ATP single rankings since 2007. A feat that Novak Djokovic had achieved way back in 2007, when he had qualified for his first ever year-end championships.