With a high tennis level, Alexander Zverev (4th in the world ranking) fell to Andy Murray (121st) fell by 6-4 and 7-6 (4) and got into the fourth round of Indian Wells, tournament category Masters 1000. However, this celebration not only meant a breakthrough in the tournament but also put it in a “new ranking.”
How is that? It happens that the British was the only one of the Big4 that the German had yet to beat. In this way, it shares a special list with values of the stature of Juan Martín del Potro, Nick Kyrgios, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Kei Nishikori, among others.
His statement in the preview (“I want to beat Murray because he is the only one in the Big 4 that I have never beaten”) was confirmed and pending accounts are beginning to be crossed out for Zverev.
Active tennis players with such a record are the following (Roger Federer / Rafael Nadal / Novak Djokovic / Andy Murray):
+ Alexander Zverev (4/3/3/1)
+ Stefanos Tsitsipas (2/2/2/1)
+ Dominic Thiem (5/6/5/2)
+ Juan Martin Del Potro (7/6/4/3)
+ Nick Kyrgios (1/3/2/1)
+ Grigor Dimitrov (1/1/1/3)
+ Kei Nishikori (3/2/2/2)
+ Stan Wawrinka (3/3/6/9)
+ Marin Cilic (1/2/2/3)
+ Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6/4/6/2)
+ Gilles Simon (2/1/1/2)