Zverev on the fan's behavior: This is unacceptable and shocking

In Alexander Zverev's match against Jannik Sinner in the fourth round of the US Open tennis championship, a fan was expelled from the stands for trying to distract the German player by saying a Nazi slogan.

"He said Hitler's most famous quote... That's unacceptable," Zverev told referee James Keothavong in the fourth set of the match, pointing to the stands.

“This is unacceptable and shocking,” he added.

Referee Keothavong identified the man at the next break, helped by some fans pointing at him.

In the fourth group, the game was stopped when security personnel removed the person from the stands.

Video clips shared on social media showed fans applauding during that person's elimination.

The match ended with Zverev's victory and his qualification for the quarterfinals, where the game was decided in the fifth set.

After a marathon victory... Zverev collides with Alcaraz 

Germany's Alexander Zverev signed as United States Open quarterfinalist in the early hours of Tuesday after ousting Italy's Jannik Sener, the tournament's sixth seed.

Zverev, twelfth in the tournament and runner-up in the 2020 edition, managed to end the confrontation after a marathon match that stretched over five sets with a score of (6-4), (3-6), (6-2) to decide). ), (4-6) and (6-3). , in 4 hours and 41 minutes, setting a date for the next round with reigning Spanish champion Carlos Alcaraz.

Zverev scored 16 aces, placed 70% of his first serves and won 70% of the points, compared to 49% of the points on his second serve.

The German found the net 54 times and scored 31 points, a rate of 57%. He broke the Italian's serve six times in 14 opportunities, hit 56 spikes and made 46 straight errors.

According to Opta figures, this is Zverev's first Grand Slam win on hard court against one of the world's top 10 players and his second on all surfaces against 13 defeats, with the other win coming in the quarter-finals against Alcaraz. Roland Garros 2022.

Zverev reached his 10th Grand Slam quarter-final, drawing level with Michael Stich as the second German in the modern era to reach this round, behind leader Boris Becker (23).

In the quarterfinals, Zverev will face Spanish star Carlos Alcaraz, who qualified yesterday afternoon with a win over Italian Matteo Arnaldi.
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