AUS OPEN 2023: Ruud, Zverev and Fritz all stunned, Murray weaves his magic again in epic on Day 4

Casper Ruud of Norway reacts in the round two singles match against Jenson Brooksby of the United States during day four of the 2023 Australian Open...

Casper Ruud’s four-set loss to Jenson Brooksby – on a brilliant Day 4 for American players not named Taylor Fritz – marks the first time a Grand Slam’s top two seeds have been knocked out before round three since this very tournament 21 years ago. Elsewhere, Aryna Sabalenka faces her Major-winning doubles teammate in the next round, Daniel Evans will meet a familiar foe while Andy Murray surpassed his Matteo Berrettini scalp after the longest match of his career.
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Tokyo Olympics: Zverev recovers to storm past Djokovic, seals Final berth

Alexander Zverev of Team Germany celebrates victory after his Men's Singles Semifinal match against Novak Djokovic of Team Serbia on day seven of the...

He was a set and a break down, looking downbeat and furious with himself as a competitive affair was slipping out of his grasp with poor execution. Then, Alexander Zverev stepped up his level, like we know he can, winning eight consecutive games before eventually knocking out world number one Novak Djokovic 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in their Olympic semi-final matchup on Friday. Continue reading