Halle Open: Zverev moves into quarter-finals

Alexander Zverev won against Lorenzo Sonego 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday evening and will face Frenchman Arthur Fils in the next round

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German Alexander Zverev, the second seed, reached the quarter-finals of the Halle Open by defeating Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-4, 7-6 (5) at the Owl Arena/Gerry-Weber-Stadion on Wednesday evening.

“Extremely happy with my performance,” Zverev said after the match. “I felt like it was good tennis and I’m happy to be in the quarters.

“I’m enjoying the moments on these beautiful courts, happy to be playing the way I am. Hopefully I can continue building, continue playing better.”

Zverev, ranked No 4, will face Frenchman Arthur Fils next.

Ahead of his victory, the German edged out qualifier Oscar Otte (6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4).

Sonego, ranked No 57, won against Serb Miomir Kecmanovic (7-6 (6), 7-6 (5)) in the previous round of the Halle tournament.

Halle ATP 500, other second-round results (Owl Arena/Gerry-Weber-Stadion, grass, EUR 2.255.655, most recent results first):

  • Jan-Lennard Struff vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Matteo Berrettini vs. Marcos Giron
  • Jannik Sinner vs. Fabian Marozsan
  • Hubert Hurkacz vs. James Duckworth
  • Zhizhen Zhang beat Daniil Medvedev (3): 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5)
  • Christopher Eubanks beat Alexander Bublik (7): 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3
  • Arthur Fils beat Dominik Koepfer (WC): 6-3, 6-4

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