Test run with Ferrer: Zverev is not playing in Berlin

Germany's top player, Alexander Zverev has cancelled his participation in the Tennis-invitation tournament next week in Berlin. "I made the decision to train

Test run with Ferrer: Zverev is not playing in Berlin

Germany's top player, Alexander Zverev has cancelled his participation in the Tennis-invitation tournament next week in Berlin. "I made the decision to train for the Moment with my Team and to play in any official Events," wrote the world ranking seventh on Wednesday in the case of Instagram: "It's never nice to forgo a home game, but I'll be back soon."

Zverev was the driving force of the Austrian tournament organiser Edwin Weindorfer for the Event in the Steffi-Graf-stadium, and in a Hangar of the airport of Tempelhof. Wine villages had already expressed, on Wednesday morning, in doubt as to the participation of Zverev.

a Test with Ferrer

Zverev tests instead a cooperation with the Spaniard, David Ferrer. As the Academy of the former pros Ferrer in a later deleted message announced, to train both since Monday, together in Monte Carlo. Zverev had been coached since the noise separation by Ivan Lendl last year, recently mainly by his father.

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test In the 15-day "trial period" should be determined on the future relationship between the two, it said in the Statement. Later, the Academy announced on Twitter that it was wrong to publish the News on the Homepage. At the same time, the test was confirmed in phase again. The Management of the world rank list seventh Zverev expressed so far. The Spanish newspaper Marca had first reported of the planned cooperation.

Davis-Cup-captain Michael Kohlmann has a high opinion of Zverevs a potential new coach. "David Ferrer is intense Training, intense Work, for every day of 100 per cent. If you can get it in whatever function, is a positive story,“ he told Sport1.

Thiem defended Zverev

Zverev recently had to for his behavior during the Corona-pandemic criticism plug. In the next week, he is in the show-tournament "Bett1Aces" in Berlin (from 13. July) go to the Start. The ATP Tour is to start in mid-August, the game at 31. August start of the US Open.

Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 10:19

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