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Deemed as one of the successors of the Big four, Alexander Zverev had a mixed-bag career so far. Without a doubt, the German player is one of the most talented players on the tour. When he’s on the song, he’s unstoppable at times. However, inconsistency has been the main issue throughout his career, and it continues to bite him during the Grand Slam tournaments.

In the meantime, Zverev’s been on the news for the last few weeks for all the wrong reasons. Recently, at Acapulco, he almost hit the chair umpire with his racket. As a result of this, he received massive fines and sanctions from ATP. After receiving the punishment, Zverev recently opened up about his current situation.

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Alexander Zverev considers the Acapulco incident the worst moment of his life

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After the Acapulco incident, many former players, fans, and experts criticized the German player heavily. Zverev, himself didn’t feel proud of that incident, as he finally opened up about it. As per the German, that was the worst moment of his career, and he deeply regretted it. 

“It still is embarrassing for me now. Walking around the locker room, it’s not a nice feeling. But we all do mistakes. I’m also a human being, and I can guarantee you I will never act this way again in my life. It was definitely the worst moment of my life,” Zverev said. 

Zverev also revealed that he has been doing a lot of meditation work off the field. “I’ve been doing work, meditation-wise, I think there are stress situations in everyone’s life where stuff like this happens. I’m not the first, I won’t be the last for something bad to happen on the court,” Zverev further said

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Notably, Zverev received a $40,000 fine after the Acapulco. Recently, ATP fined the German player an additional $25,000 along with the possibility of a two-month suspension if such incidents occur again. 

“If I do that again, they have every right to ban me – it’s as simple as that. If I do that again, it means I haven’t learnt. I think everybody in life deserves a second chance but if you repeatedly do mistakes, it means that you haven’t learnt,” Zverev said about his potential ban by the ATP.

Zverev will play at the Indian Wells

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Despite all the criticism, Zverev is all set to play at this year’s Indian Wells. However, he has to be extra careful about the way he behaves on the court. If any unsportsmanlike behavior happens again, he will get banned for two months. 

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Meanwhile, the no.3 ATP player could face either Tommy Paul or Mikhail Kukushkin in his first match at the BNP Paribas Open.

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