‘I played incredible’ – Alexander Zverev in confident mood after thrashing Kei Nishikori


Alexander Zverev refused to get carried away regardless of thrashing Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 on the French Open.

Zverev was in fairly good kind, placing the ball with unimaginable authority and dominating the match from begin to end.

He was reluctant to place the efficiency down as certainly one of his greatest ever, though he is aware of he has each purpose to be assured as he moved into the quarterfinals.

Talking on court docket after the match, Zverev stated: “I performed unimaginable! I performed an excellent match, however the match just isn’t over.

“I’m within the quarterfinals so I hopefully have three extra matches left and we’ll see how these go.

“I hope I proceed taking part in the identical method I did this match. Perhaps even higher,”

“Now we’re within the quarterfinals, there’s solely eight of us left, and the opponents aren’t getting simpler. That you must carry out at your greatest, play at your greatest.”

Zverev will face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina within the final eight, and he is aware of he can’t afford to take the Spaniard evenly.

“I imply, I’ve Davidovich Fokina for a purpose,” he stated. “He received 4 matches, proper? Let’s give him some credit score the place they deserve credit score.

“You can’t be a foul participant and be within the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam.”


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