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TENNIS: Length of Season is ‘Ridiculous’- Zverev
The 21-year-old German was playing his 74th Tour match of the season and after staying with the ATP finals first seed for nine games he collapsed to a 6-4 6-1 defeat.
“The issue is that our season is way too long. That’s the issue. But I’ve said it before,” Zverev, whose 55 match wins this year is more than any other player, told reporters.
“We play for 11 months a year. That’s ridiculous. No other professional sport does that.”
Despite being widely-tipped as a future Grand Slam champion, Zverev has yet to go beyond the quarter-finals at any of the four majors.
He already owns three Masters 1000 titles though, including this year on clay in Madrid.
He plays John Isner in his last group match at the finals today.