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Sport Zverev on course for back-to-back titles after overcoming Sinner in Cologne

03:35  25 october  2020
03:35  25 october  2020 Source:   performgroup.com

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Cologne ’s Lanxess Arena is hosting back - to - back ATP events. Zverev defeated Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime last weekend in the final of the first event. The 20-year-old Canadian, whose defeat to Zverev was his sixth straight defeat in an ATP final, recovered from losing the first set to seal a 4-6

Zverev won the first of back - to - back Cologne events last weekend. He will be looking for revenge against Sinner who shocked him at Roland Garros in the last-16 earlier this month. Sinner went on to the quarter-finals where he lost to Rafael Nadal.

Alexander Zverev defeated Jannik Sinner in straight sets in Saturday's Cologne Championships semi-final to remain on course for a second ATP title in the space of a week.

a close up of a man: Alexander Zverev in action at the Cologne Championships © Getty Images Alexander Zverev in action at the Cologne Championships

The 23-year-old lost to Sinner at the last-16 stage of the French Open earlier this month but was too strong for the wildcard entrant in this latest match, prevailing 7-6 (7-3) 6-3.

Zverev, who carried a hip injury into the contest, lost serve in the fourth game but responded well and converted his first match point with a blistering serve.

He held throughout the second set and will now face Diego Schwartzman, who beat last week's beaten Cologne Indoors finalist Felix Auger-Aliassime in the other semi.

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The German city is hosting back - to - back ATP competitions that were added to the pandemic-disrupted schedule. Zverev defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime in the final of the Cologne Indoors last Sunday. They could yet meet again, as the Canadian was playing Yoshihito Nishioka in the last quarterfinal of the

The German city is hosting back - to - back ATP competitions that were added to the pandemic-disrupted schedule. Zverev defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime in the final of the Cologne Indoors last Sunday. They could yet meet again, as the Canadian defeated Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-4 in the last quarterfinal of

Second seed Schwartzman came out on top 6-4 5-7 6-4 in two hours and 31 minutes to reach his third final of 2020, converting four of five break points.

Ugo Humbert saved four match points against Dan Evans on the way to reaching the European Open final in Antwerp, meanwhile, battling to a 4-6 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 victory.

The opportunities for Evans all came the Briton's way in a second-set tie-break, with Humbert coming back from 6-3 behind and then 7-6 in the breaker to keep his hopes alive.

He found a way to level the match before edging the decider, with the 22-year-old French left-hander sealing his place in a second final of 2020 after winning in Auckland back in January.

It took him three hours and 14 minutes to complete the task, but at least Humbert had the evening off as Alex de Minaur and Grigor Dimitrov battled it out to join him in the final.

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Alexander Zverev and Jannik Sinner will battle for the place in the final. Dropping eight straight games, the youngster starting to climb back , pulling the break Gilles wasted three break chances and Jannik sealed the deal on the first match point, advancing into the semis and staying on the course for the

Top-seeded Alexander Zverev outlasted eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the bett1HULKS Championship at Cologne , Germany. Zverev recorded 16 aces while winning in his native country.

And it was eighth-seeded Australian De Minaur who claimed the victory in a tight match that lasted two hours and 48 minutes.

De Minaur held his nerve to triumph 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 to reach his first tour-level final in 12 months, losing to Roger Federer on the previous occasion at the Swiss Indoors Basel.

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