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Australian Open 2021: Alexander Zverev sails smoothly to quarterfinals after straight set beats Dusan Lajović

Australian Open 2021: Germany’s sixth-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Serbian Dusan Lajović 6-4 7-6 (5) 6-3 on Sunday.

Alexander Zverev advances to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2021. (Reuters photo)

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  • Alexander Zverev summarized his 50th Grand Slam victory on Sunday
  • Germany’s 6th seed beat Serbian Dusan Lajović 6-4 7-6 (5) 6-3
  • Zverev dropped only one set on the way to the last eight

Germany’s sixth-seeded Alexander Zverev sailed 6-4 7-6 (5) 6-3 smoothly against Serbian’s 23rd-seeded Dusan Lajović at the Margaret Court Arena on Sunday. , Won the 50th Grand Slam championship.

The 23-year-old tennis star made it to the Australian Open quarterfinals on the same day as his peers. Austria’s third-seeded Dominic Thiem was knocked out of the competition.

Zverev faced some friction in the first two sets, but eased in the third set, which turned out to be the final set of the match and sealed the straight set victory with an ace.

Zverev, a finalist at the US Open last year, said in an interview on the court after him, “I’m happy with the three sets of wins, especially at first I could have gone in both directions. He’s great. I thought I was playing tennis. ” win.

In a previous encounter with Canada’s 27th seed Lajović, Zverev claimed to win both in a five-setter battle at the 2018 and 2019 French Open Rubber.

So far in this Grand Slam tournament, Zverev has dropped only one set on his way to the last eight. Zverev will then face defending champion Novak Djokovic or Canada’s 14th seed Miloshlaonic, depending on who won the quarterfinals.

(Input from Reuters)

Australian Open 2021: Alexander Zverev sails smoothly to quarterfinals after straight set beats Dusan Lajović

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