US Open, Davis Cup… Zverev’s resounding announcement
Still in rehabilitation since his serious injury in the semi-finals of Roland-Garros (triple ankle ligament sprain) against Rafael Nadal, the German wanted to once again give some news during a press briefing organized at Hamburg. He notably mentioned the fact that it would be difficult for him to return in time for the US Open, but he still hopes to be back for the Davis Cup.
WhileAlexander Zverev is still away from the pitch since his terrible injury in the semi-finals at Roland Garros (triple ankle ligament sprain) facing Rafael Nadalthe German recently withdrew from the tournament Cincinnatiwhich takes place about ten days before theU.S. Open. An announcement that does not bode well for his possible participation in the last Grand Slam of the season.
“I will try again to be present at the US Open”
While he has just withdrawn from the tournament of Cincinnati, Alexander Zverev remains optimistic for its participation in theU.S. Open, although the odds remain low. “Obviously, I will still try to be present at the US Open, even if it will be very, very short”he declared during the press briefing organized at Hamburg. Less than a month ago, the German confided to Eurosport want to take their time to return to the circuit. “We have not yet decided on an exact date for my return to competition, but I am working very hard every day to make it happen as soon as possible. I want to win every tournament I enter”. A few weeks earlier, a member of the staff had taken the liberty of giving news of the German tennis player. “Sascha is recovering well and still hopes to be ready for the US Open. However, it is still too early to say whether he will be able to participate or not. he said to Reuters. the Grand Slam could therefore not see two members of the top 10 participate after the case Djokovic.
Another member of the top 10 also absent?
The participation of the world number 2 in theU.S. Open is almost mission impossible, but the Grand Slam American could also take place without the former world number 1, Novak Djokovic who sees his arrival compromised because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. But to come back to Alexander Zverev, he should be in the game for the Davis Cup in all cases.
A guaranteed return for the Davis Cup
“The Davis Cup in Hamburg in September seems more realistic than a US Open appearance, but we are crossing our fingers that he will be ready sooner. »announced the press officer ofAlexander Zverev a few weeks ago. During his press briefing at Hamburgthe world number 2 wanted to reassure everyone by announcing that he will indeed be present for the next meetings of Davis Cup, which will take place next September. An announcement that may relieve the world of tennis, but which may seem like bad news for Sebastian Grosjean and the team of France who will have to face germany ofAlexander Zverev when Davis Cup. The Germans will also meet, between September 13 and 18, the Belgium of David Goffin, australia ofAlex DeMinaur.