Alexander Zverev to Daniil Medvedev: You are the leader of our generation

World No. 3 Alexander Zverev was absolutely thrilled after winning the ATP Finals. 

Zverev, 24, captured the ATP Finals title after beating world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-4 in the final. 

With the victory over Medvedev, Zverev ended his five-match losing streak against the Russian. 

“It was great,” Zverev said in his on-court interview, per the ATP Finals website. “I won the [Nitto ATP] Finals, in the final against someone I had lost five times in a row, so I had to play one of my best matches. I am happy about that and happy to go on holiday with this win.”

Zverev captured his maiden ATP Finals in 2018 after surprising world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final. 

Zverev now has two ATP Finals title and he couldn’t hide his happiness during his on-court interview. 

“It is special, and I am super thrilled and happy right now,” Zverev added. “There is no better way to end the season than winning here. I am incredibly happy and I am already looking forward to next year.”

Zverev shows respect for Medvedev 

After the final. Zverev called Medvedev “the leader of the new generation.”

Medvedev, 25, captured his maiden Grand Slam title at this past US Open after beating Djokovic in the final. 

“Congratulations to Medvedev for an incredible season. You’re the leader of our generation. You beat me five times in a row. You won a first Major. We know each other for a long time. I hope many more finals together,” Zverev said. 

Zverev made a strong start to the match as he broke Medvedev in the third game to take an early lead. 

Medvedev didn’t have a single break point in the first set as Zverev served out for the opener in the 10th game. 

After winning the first set, Zverev broke Medvedev in the opening game of the second set and then held on to his serve the rest of the way to book a strraight-set win.

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