After a thrilling victory in the semifinals, Alexander Sverrev talks about gold at the 2021 Olympics. He meets Karen Cuccano in the tennis final. Live ticker.
Alexander Sverrev – Karen Satsanov :: –
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+++ 10.32 am: 3: 1 lead! Sverev forces Satzano to make mistakes early in the game.
+++ 10:28 am: 2: 1 to Sverre! Strong attack of hamburger that appears brave! The first break for Sverre.
+++ 10.25 am: Now Sverev is winning and strengthening it. Hamburger dominates his first service game – about 1: 1 after about 5 minutes.
+++ 10.20 am: 1-0 Kachanov. The Russian serves, takes the lead and takes the first game. After a few minutes, both finalists were sweating.
+++ 10.17 am: In Tokyo, 32 degrees Celsius is measured at 5:17 pm (local time). So this is going to be a sweaty game.
+++ 10.10 am: Karen Satsano and Alexander Sverrev enter the Ariac Tennis Park in Tokyo. It’s about Olympic gold. The voltage increases.
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+++ 9:56 am: Alexander Sverrev is considered a favorite, but it will not be an easy match. Satsanov and Sverrev last met in 2019 at the ATP Masters in Canada. The Russian won the quarterfinals 6: 3, 6: 3. The Women’s Tennis Medal is currently underway. It has to start.
+++ 9.38 am: The Czech Republic won gold in the women’s tennis doubles. Silver goes to both from Switzerland. It continues at 10 p.m. Then Alexander Sverev attacked Karen Kaczano for Olympic gold.
+++ 9.28 am: The tennis women’s final will soon conclude between Snyakov / Krejkov (Czech Republic) and Kolibik / Benzik (Switzerland). The checkers are also in the lead in the second set, so are ahead of the gold.
Morning +++ 7.23: Alexander Sverrev can write German tennis history at the Olympics in Tokyo. Hamburger faces Karen Cuccano in Sunday’s final. Sverrev, 24, became the first German individual Olympic champion in tennis with a clear admiration and victory over Russia. The game will start at 9:30 p.m.
First Report Saturday, July 31, 2021, 8:24 pm: TOKYO – Alexander Sverrev has probably never been so emotional. Through world star Novak Djokovic, the world number five in tennis was able to remove the biggest hurdle in the path to a gold medal at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. After the thrilling victory (1: 6, 6: 3, 6: 1) he had tears in his eyes and sat on the bench for several minutes. Not surprisingly: at first Djokovic appeared to be a definite winner.
“It’s one of the most emotional victories I’ll ever had in my life. It seems impossible to win a big match against Novak this year, I did it somehow,” Sverev later told ZDF.
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Now waiting for Karen Kaczanov of the Russian Olympic Committee, she came as a surprise to the final. The semi-final against Pablo Carino-Pasta from Spain ended in World No. 25. With themselves 6: 3, 6: 3. In Grand Slam matches, Kachanov never made it to the quarter-finals. Sverev and he are now at least sure of Friday. Tommy Haas won the last German Olympic medal in the men’s tennis singles category with silver 21 years ago. In the women’s category, Angelique Gerber finished second in Rio five years ago.
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The tennis fight for gold at the 2021 Olympics is scheduled after the women’s doubles final (8am CEST). The expected start will be at 9:30 p.m. Clear choice against Alexander Sverev Karen Kachanov. The Hamburg victory will help Germany achieve a better position in the Olympic medal table. (lrg / dpa / sid)