Alexander Zverev (5th) he is living, without a doubt, one of the best moments of his life. The German, who beat Karen Khachanov (25th) 6-3 and 6-1, won her first Olympic gold medal.
“This is the greatest thing I have ever won. I have always wanted to achieve this and now I see myself here, with a gold medal hanging around my neck. What I am feeling right now is something that I will not be able to describe in my life. I have won gold not for myself, but for all of Germany. This medal belongs to all of Germany, it has been the best week of my life “ declared the German after his historic triumph.
Regarding the questioning about the large number of casualties that the contest had, Zverev said: “The best players have come. The only one who is not here is someone who did not go to Wimbledon either: Rafa (Nadal). The rest were here, everyone has played here. It has been one of the toughest tournaments of the season. Some players they decided not to come, but they all miss a tournament at some point in the season “.
Finally, the Hamburg-born expressed: “All the experts and former players have always thought that those players (Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas) are better than me. The thing is: I have won 16 titles, 4 Masters 1000, the ATP Finals and now the Olympic gold. So. .. they can say what they want “