Alexander Zverev bid farewell to the ATP 250 in Munich with Christopher O’Connell earning a place in the quarter-finals with a 7-6(2), 6-4 victory in just under two hours.
The best German player at the moment Alexander Zverev He made his debut at the ATP 250 tournament in Munich. A tournament that brings back very good memories, where he has already been able to crown the champion. Christopher O’Connell it was the first opponent as the Australian won his first round match against France’s Ugo Humbert in a very close encounter.
O’Connell seizes the important moments
Despite the cold in Munich, the central court was packed so he could witness his compatriots. With these doubts that the debut created, he got used to the stage. Sacha himself went to the break, but without using two break balls, it was the Australian who took the lead. This strange question was not to be questioned and Zverev signed what would be his first break to confirm the counter break.
From then on, the shifts to serve the Teutons settled comfortably. O’Connell, on the other hand, saw himself with difficulties but the ability to push them forward. With different emotions, but both deserve to go to a tie-break that would celebrate the winner of the first set. The Australian took the lead using Alexander’s mistakes and finished with a commanding lead won 7-2.
Zverev’s doubts grew after losing the first set. The Australian was going to give him a chance earlier, but after O’Connell, Alexander’s morale started to drop. A break for Cristopher and a chance to go into the match with a difference of two assist points. The third seed in the box was pulled out of the clutch to make it 4-4. However, once again it seemed that everything could turn upside down for him, a 30-40, which turned everything upside down.
The Australian stood at the service to quit and get a passport. O’Connell served and left Zverev in the gutter at the ATP 250 in Munich due to lovelessness.