Irina and Alexander Mikhailovich Zverev were professional tennis players from the Soviet Union. Their career ranking raised to World Number 4 and 175 respectively during the 1990s. Irina was popular for her single-handed backhand. They flew down from the Soviet Union to Germany to take part in a tennis tournament. They were offered jobs at the Uhlenhorster Hockey Club in Hamburg and they landed – staying in Hamburg forever.
They got married and gave birth to two tennis players, Mischa and Alexander “Sascha” Zverev. Sascha began playing tennis when he was one year and five months old. As a child, he would refuse to leave the tennis court until he won the match. He credits his mother for building a strong foundation over his backhand.
He focused on tennis meticulously after his early round loss at a high-level international junior tournament in Florida. At the age of 20, Alexander Zverev became the youngest player to break into the top 20 rankings after Djokovic. He is currently dating German model Brenda Patea.
Alexander Zverev had never won an ATP match before he reached the last four at the International German Open at the age of 17. In the 2016 Halle Open semi-finals, he defeated Roger Federer and ended his streak of ten consecutive appearances in the final. He won his first ATP title at the 2016 St. Petersburg Open.
Zverev won the 2018 ATP World Tour Finals crown by defeating Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and finals respectively. It remains his biggest title up to this point in his career. In 2018 and 2019, he reached the quarterfinals at the French Open. At the 2019 Laver Cup, Zverev helped Team Europe clinch the title after defeating Milos Raonic of Team World in the decider. His best Grand Slam performance came at the 2020 Australian Open, reaching the semifinals of the event. He has won 11 ATP titles to date.
In 2017, he rose to the ranking of World Number 3 which is the highest he has achieved till now.
Alexander Zverev’s tennis rackets are sponsored by Head. He uses their rackets since the time he was 5-years-old. He is also the brand ambassador for Richard Mille, a luxury Swiss watch brand. He is endorsing the automobile firm, Peugeot. He wears Adidas and also advertises it. The Italian fashion brand Z Zegna has also persuaded Zverev to be their ambassador.
|Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Marital Status||Not married|
|Address/Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Endorsement||Head, Richard Mille, Adidas, Z Zegna, and Peugeot|
|Birthdate||April 20th, 1997|
|No. Of titles won||11|
|Coach||Alexander Zverev Sr.|
|Records/Achievements||2018 ATP Finals champion, Only active player outside of the Big Four to win 3 ATP Masters 1000 titles|