Alexander Zverev, who scored the biggest title of his career two months ago, once again today surpassed himself by winning Jeremy Chardy in 3 hours and 40 minutes in Melbourne with a final score of 7-6 (5), 6-4, 5-7, 5-7, 6-1.
With this victory Zverev managed to win a place in the third round of the Australian Open for the third consecutive year in his career.
“I think today’s race was very high,” said Zverev.
“Jeremy started to play really well in the third and fourth [sets]. I knew that if I stayed strong and continued to do what I did, I would have had my chance. I am very happy to be in the third round. ”
The 21-year-old German will now play with Alex Bolt,No 155 in the ATP rankings, who won today Gilles Simon with a score of 2-6, 6-4, 4-6, 7- 6 (8), 6- 4 within four hours.
Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy – Australian Open 2019: