Olympia - Alexander Zverev before departure to Tokyo: Medal the goal
Germany's TennisStar Alexander Zverev flies on Sunday with clear ideas about Tokyo to the Olympic Games. "I'm going to play a medal for Germany," explained the world ranking in the _Sportschau_interview, "that does not mean that I win. But I already see myself as co-favorites."
Zverev is looking forward to an incomparable atmosphere despite all corona restrictions on site. "I think that will be very special. Of course you do not know how it will be with Corona. But the Olympic Village once to experience, is of course madness," he said. He was also looking forward to playing for Germany: "I love Germany. I always play very, very much for my country. It is still more emotional if you know that all commiters at home."
Also in the Japanese capital no way leads past Novak Djokovic. According to the cancellations of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Dominic Thiem, the Serbe is considered the pota preference. The world ranking knit has won all three Grand Slam tournaments this year and reaches the "Golden Slam" - winning the four major tournaments within a calendar year plus Olympia. An art piece that previously succeeded only tennis legend Steffi Graf in 1988.
ZVEREV has already beaten the "Djoker" and dares it in Tokyo. "You have to be things that can not get many other players. You have to go with him and you have to overpower him," said the Hamburg, "I see myself as one who has always chances against him." In Tokyo, Ariake Tennis Park is played on hard space. The coating is Zverev. And he also have "a few days time to feel comfortable."
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ZVEREV will also compete next to the single double, on the side of the Warsteiner Jan-Lennard Struff. Whether he's still in the mixed place, is open. After the cancellation of Angelique Kerber, Laura would be victory and the obvious solution. About the subscriber field for the Mixed competition will be decided on site.