Men's wrap, Day 2 - Jan 17 - SuperSport

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic doused big-hitting Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to win the opening match of his Australian Open title defence in Melbourne on Tuesday. The indomitable Serb second seed avoided a potential first-round exit against ...

#AusOpen: Appetite for destruction helps Alexander Zverev into second round - Daily News & Analysis

Alexander Zverev of Germany prepares to serve in his first-round match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands on day two of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty Images - Ryan Pierse). Shares3.

PHOTO GALLERY FROM DAY 1 AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS 2017 IN MELBOURNE - 10sBalls

Tennis fans with face paint arrive on the first day of the of the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, in Melbourne, Australia, 16 January 2017. The Australian Open tennis tournament will run from 16 to 29 January 2017. EPA ...

Appetite for destruction helps Zverev into second round - Reuters India

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 17/1/17 Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his Men's singles first round match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands. REUTERS/Edgar Su. MELBOURNE The racket had it coming.

VIDEO: Alexander Zverev bangs racquet twice during thrilling Australian Open win - TSM Plug

Alexander Zverev survived an early scare at the Australian Open 2017 as he dug deep to prevail 6-2 3-6 5-7 6-3 6-2 over Dutchman Robin Haase in the first-round encounter on Tuesday. Zverev, the 24th seed, squandered a service break early in the fourth ...

Zverev scrapes through in five - Australian Open

There is a first time for everything and even if Alexander Zverev is a very rich young man (career earnings aged just 19? $2.5million and counting) with a growing reputation and a huge future to look forward to, he has never won a match at Melbourne Park.

Nadal, Raonic through at Aus Open - SuperSport

Rafael Nadal easily avoided the embarrassment of back-to-back first round exits at the Australian Open on Tuesday, ramping up his serve and rattling off 39 winners to beat Florian Mayer 6-3 6-4 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena. The 2009 champion, seeded ninth ...

Matt Windley, Herald Sun - Herald Sun

That was how rising star Alexander Zverev saw it yesterday as he became one of another group of top-ranked males to flirt with the round one exit door. Zverev was trailing Dutchman Robin Haase two sets to one when he exploded. The 19-year-old hit a ...

Rising star pushed to limit in five-set thriller - The South Burnett Times

Germany's Alexander Zverev makes a forehand return to Robin Haase of the Netherlands. Dita Alangkara. Popular Stories. Man killed in motorcycle crash · 'This can lead to a loss of vehicle control': 4WDs recalled · 3 metre snake found fully submerged in ...

Tennis - Racquet-slamming Zverev survives five-set test - Yahoo News

... - Rising German teen star Alexander Zverev recovered from a racquet-slamming meltdown to win the first Australian Open match of his hotly tipped career on Tuesday. The 19-year-old world number 24 was down a service break early in the fourth set ...

#NextGenATP Zverev Tested In Melbourne - ATP World Tour

#NextGenATP star Alexander Zverev overcame a two-sets-to-one deficit on Tuesday against Robin Haase to gain his first career win at the Australian Open 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2. Zverev fell behind a break in the fourth set and shattered his racquet in ...

PHOTO GALLERY OF ALEXANDER “SASCHA” ZVEREV AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS 2017 SHARED BY ... - 10sBalls

Alexander Zverev of Germany wipes his face during his Men's Singles first round match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 17 January 2017. EPA/LUKAS ...

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez Loses to Mischa Zverev at Australian Open - Latin American Herald Tribune

MELBOURNE, Australia – Germany's Mischa Zverev on Monday defeated Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the first round of the Australian Open. The German took two hours and 12 minutes to defeat the Spaniard. This was the third match ...

Australian Open 2017: #ATPNextGen Zverev's family affair - The Sydney Morning Herald

Alexander Zverev, all 198 gifted, confident, composed centimetres of him, is strolling down a hallway, asking a Tennis Australia staffer why a couple of local journalists would want to do this interview. We could joke we're planning to make him a star.