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04:52  14 november  2019
04:52  14 november  2019 Source:   wwos.nine.com.au

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Alexander Zverev strongly denied allegations he was using a phone on court A video emerged at the ATP Finals which raised concerns he breached the rules Zverev was insistent in his post-match press conference, and in his German interview with Sky

Alexander Zverev has denied using his phone during his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals . Zverev was asked about the incident at a news conference after he was seen touching something in his bag at a changeover during Wednesday's defeat. The 22-year-old German, who lost

Zverev denies using a phone despite damning footage© Getty Zverev denies using a phone despite damning footage World No. 7 Alexander Zverev insists he was not using a phone, despite cameras appearing to catch the German in the act, during his ATP Tour Finals loss to Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas on Thursday Morning.

Zverev was seemingly caught by cameras scrolling through a phone during the change of ends as the match began to turn in favour of his opponent.

The video appears to show a device light up, leading to an online media storm accusing the 22-year-old of brazenly breaking the ATP Tour's no-phone rules.

Players are prohibited from bribing their phones and other technological items onto court with them.

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Alexander Zverev prevailed 7-5, 7-6 to end Roger Federer’s chances of securing a 100th career title and move within one win of his biggest victory, though Novak Djokovic awaits in the final .

Just as Zverev claimed a first win in six meetings with Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas had earlier beaten Daniil Medvedev Zverev faces Tsitsipas next. Djokovic, seeking a record- equaling sixth ATP Finals title, can close the gap further on Tuesday when he takes on Austrian Dominic Thiem. above- phone .

After the match, Zverev vehemently denied he had used a phone during play despite the damning vision.

He claimed he was unsure what reporters were referring to when questioned over the incident, instead offering that he may have simply just been fidgeting with a water bottle.

"It wasn't a phone," he said.

That wasn't enough to temper the Twitter-sphere who were unconvinced by Zverev's explanation.

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Tsitsipas crushed defending champion Zverev 6-3 6-2 to book his place in the last four with a match to spare.

The 21-year-old, the first Greek player to qualify for the elite eight-man season-ender, backed up his opening win over Medvedev with a virtuoso performance.

The Greek broke in the eighth game when Zverev opted to serve and volley on a second serve but made a mess of a low volley and from that point on it was one-way traffic.

Zverev's level tailed off alarmingly in the second set and Tsitsipas wrapped things up with an ace.

Zverev masters Medvedev to reach ATP Finals last four and knock out Nadal .
Defending champion Alexander Zverev secured the last remaining semi-final spot at the O2, meaning Rafael Nadal is out.The reigning champion prevailed 6-4 7-6 (7-4) to set up a semi-final showdown with Dominic Thiem, while the other last-four clash will see Stefanos Tsitsipas face Roger Federer.

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