“We Have Not Fought a Single Time”: Alexander Zverev on His Relationship With New Girlfriend Sophia Thomalla

Published 11/16/2021, 9:55 AM EST
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Gold medal match – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – August 1, 2021. Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts during his gold medal match against Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee REUTERS/Edgar Su

Alexander Zverev has enjoyed his 2021 season, bringing glory to his nation with an Olympic gold medal. In a recent interview, Zverev spoke on various topics, including exhaustion from the tennis calendar and the Australian Open 2022.

However, he also talked about his current girlfriend, Sophia Thomalla. He finds himself in a better place with his newfound love. Alexander added that both he and his girlfriend complement each other well. He also feels that they understand each other. 

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The 24-year-old player spoke about his new relationship and stated, “She understands my life, I understand her life. We haven’t fought a single time in the time we’ve been together.” (Translated via Google Translate)

He has been dating 32-year-old Sophia, who is an actress and model with more than a million followers on Instagram.

Alexander Zverev has had a successful season in 2021

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Coming to tennis, Zverev had a fantastic season this year. He made it to the semifinal of two Grand Slam events, the French Open and the US Open. He matched his previous best ranking of being the third-best player in the world. 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Semifinal – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 30, 2021. Alexander Zverev of Germany with Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning his semifinal match REUTERS/Mike Segar

However, the standout point of this season was when he won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this year. During the event, he managed to beat World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, who seemed unbeatable until the German knocked him out.  

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At the moment, he is competing in the final event of the season, the ATP Finals 2021. He is currently competing against World No. 2, Daniil Medvedev after getting a walkover in his opening performance. He has impressed so far this year and it will be interesting to see how he performs in Turin. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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