Highlights as Alexander Zverev ended Roger Federer's hopes of a seventh ATP Finals title
Highlights as Alexander Zverev ended Roger Federer’s hopes of a seventh ATP Finals title
Alexander Zverev ended Roger Federer’s season and his hopes of a 100th career title and seventh in London as he reached the final of the season-ending ATP Finals in a dramatic contest at the O2 Arena on Saturday.
In a clash between the master against the apprentice, it was the young German who won a superb contest 7-5 7-6 (7-5) to reach Sunday’s final where he will play either world No 1 Novak Djokovic or Kevin Anderson.
0:34 Federer was in majestic form and displayed the art of volleying with this effort after stretching Zverev out Federer was in majestic form and displayed the art of volleying with this effort after stretching Zverev out
Zverev, who is the youngest player at 21 to reach the semi-finals since 2009 and the first from Germany since Rainer Schuettler in 2003, was not allowing Swiss icon Federer, playing in his 15th semi-final in 16 appearances, an inch during the first set which was living up to its billing.