Olympic tennis champion Alexander Sverev advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP Tournament in Vienna, perfecting his 300th victory on the ATP Tour.
Meets Alex de Minar in Vienna: Alexander Sverev.
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In the last 16th round, he defeated world number four Alex de Minar of Australia 6: 2, 3: 6, 6: 2 in more than 1:39 hours. Commenting on his 300th success, the 24-year-old said, “I am delighted to have achieved this so quickly in my career.
This is the sequel to Sverre, who has competed in his previous four races since his victory in Cincinnati after his Olympic victory in Tokyo. Sverev got off to a good start and took his service game from an opponent who was recovering from a Covit 19 illness. He overcame another break in the fifth game, so the first set in 32 minutes was a clear thing for Sverev, who was second in Vienna.
In the second division, Sverev faced more opposition and had to play a service game with a score of 3: 5, thus giving up the set. But thanks to the concentrated process in the final sentence, Sverev deservedly won. This was Sverev’s fifth victory against his Australian rival in the sixth fight.
In the quarterfinals, the 24-year-old from Hamburg will face Canada’s Felix Agar-Aliasim, who beat Britain’s Cameron Norie 2: 6, 7: 6 (8: 6), 6: 4 in the second round. Initially, Sverev defeated Philipp Krajinovic of Serbia 6: 2, 7: 5 for 9 1.974 million.
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