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08:30  23 october  2019
08:30  23 october  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Tsitsipas won his first ATP match in late 2017 and quickly ascended up the ATP rankings the following year. With their strong backgrounds in tennis, Tsitsipas 's parents got their oldest son started on tennis Alexander Zverev in the semifinal to reach the final where he lost to Dominic Thiem in 3 sets.

Taylor Harry Fritz holding a ball: American tennis player Taylor Fritz © Getty Images American tennis player Taylor Fritz

Alexander Zverev suffered a huge shock in the first round of the Swiss Indoors Basel on Tuesday as he succumbed to a straight-sets defeat to Taylor Fritz.

Zverev had been in tremendous form since a disappointing fourth-round exit at the US Open, reaching the semi-finals of the China Open and the final of the Shanghai Masters.

However, the second seed fell back down to earth in Switzerland as Fritz claimed his fourth top-10 win of the year.

The American fired down 37 winners in a 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 triumph that marked the biggest of his career by ranking.

Alexander Zverev of Germany in action. © Getty Images Alexander Zverev of Germany in action.

"I played really solid, so it feels good to get that [win] instead of him getting me for the third time in a row," Fritz said. "I got out there today and the sliders [on my serve] were working well."

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Stefanos Tsitsipas, who ended Zverev's China Open run, had no issues as he saw off Albert Ramos Vinolas 6-3 7-6 (8-6).

The Greek remains on course for a potential semi-final with Roger Federer, whose next obstacle in his bid for a 10th title in his hometown will be Radu Albot, who overcame Dusan Lajovic in three sets.

Roberto Bautista Agut and Fabio Fognini earned straight-sets wins over Marius Copil and Alexei Popyrin respectively, while Richard Gasquet defeated Juan Ignacio Londero and Reilly Opelka beat Cristian Garin.

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. © Getty Images Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece.

At the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, top seed Dominic Thiem started his quest for a second title in his home country this year with a 6-4 7-6 (7-2) defeat of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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The match marked Fritz ’s first win in Laver Cup play. Thiem suffered his first singles loss at this event and dropped to 2-1 Fritz also improved to 1-2 in his FedEx ATP Head2Head rivalry with Thiem . Federer and Tsitsipas quickly found their footing in their debut outing as a team, with the Swiss knocking off a

There were shocks in the Austrian capital as seventh seed Guido Pella went down 6-4 6-4 to Aljaz Bedene while Milos Raonic was beaten by Chung Hyeon 6-4 7-5.

Aside from his appearance at the Laver Cup, Tuesday marked Raonic's first match since retiring from the Rogers Cup with a back injury, and the former Wimbledon finalist saw a second-set comeback fall short.

Eighteen-year-old Jannik Sinner, fresh from his run to the European Open semi-finals, continued his fine form by overcoming Philipp Kohlschreiber. Gilles Simon defeated Feliciano Lopez in straight sets and Fernando Verdasco won a three-set tussle with Nikoloz Basilashvili.

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Edmund wins again at Paris Masters .
After eight matches without a win, Kyle Edmund secured his second victory in as many days at the Paris Masters to set up a showdown with No 1 Novak Djokovic. The 24-year-old Briton, who had been on a losing streak dating back to early August, ended the run with a win against Ricardas Berankis and he followed it up with a superb performance against Argentina's 14th seed Diego Schwartzman in the French capital on Wednesday.Edmund, who has dropped to 75 in the world rankings, won 7-5 6-3 in 77 minutes and will now face top-ranked Djokovic in the last 16 on Thursday.

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