Six-time Grand Slam champion and former world champion. first Boris Becker said in an interview that he wishes Alexander Zverev became the greatest German tennis player of all time. He also believes that Zverev can become number one in the world. 1 next year if he manages to win a major race.
Alexander Zverev has reached 6 finals this year, winning them all. His achievements for 2021 include 2 ATP 500 titles, 2 Masters 1000 titles, Olympic Gold Medals and ATP Finals. The young German tennis player is currently ranked 3rd in the ATP rankings.
Boris Becker won his first Grand Slam title at the age of 17. He has won 3 Wimbledon titles, 2 Australian Opens and 1 US Open title. In 1991, he was ranked no. 1 in the world.
Boris Becker on Alexander Zverev:
Older German, who won his first Grand Slam at the age of 17, spoke about Zverev on the Das Gelbe vom Ball podcast- “Next big goal for Sascha [Alexander] Zverev is number one. He could be next year in my eyes. But that can only happen if he wins a major tournament or two.”
He added “You’ve seen it this year: number one is obviously Djokovic with three Grand Slam titles, number two is obviously Medvedev with a Grand Slam win and number three is clearly Sascha. Sure, the ATP Finals title is an absolute highlight of a person’s career – he’s won it twice – and winning the Olympics is certainly unique, but the next big win has to be. is to win a Grand Slam. Then you get closer to your dream.”
I want him to be the most successful German player of all time – Boris Becker on Alexander Zverev
54 years old Becker Undoubtedly Germany’s most successful male tennis player. His fame predates only the legendary Steffi Graf. They were the torchbearers for tennis in Germany in the 80’s and 90’s. Now, Boris Becker hopes for a new German superstar in the form of Alexander Zverev. He say “I want him to be the most successful tennis player of all time. Then we’ll have a lot to celebrate and we’ll have a tennis boom in Germany again. We will all be winners. I’m his biggest fan and I hope he can make it.”
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