Started playing tennis at the age of 5 and has battled diabetes since age four. The foundation was established Alexander Zverev Foundation in 2022 to help children suffering from diabetes and to provide medications for people in countries that are developing suffering from diabetes condition.Speaks German, Russian and English.
Family: Daughter, Mayla. Dad, Alexander, and mother, Irina, are former professional tennis players who been his coach. His Brother, Mischa, also plays on the ATP Tour. Family members moved out of Russia into Germany around 1991. When I was a child she toured with Mischa and admired Roger Federer.
He signed Federer’s signature as an infant and then took an image of Federer at the age of 11 at the 2008 Halle that is still hung over his bed from childhood. Federer won the singles title and Mischa was awarded the doubles titles at the 2008 Halle.
Professional Career The 2019 tournament was a loss to Federer in the presence of 42,517 spectators who gathered in Mexico City, 2nd-largest crowd in tennis history.
Named 2015 ATP Newcomer of the Year.
Huge canine lover, who travels the globe with his two pets, Lovik and Junior
A fervent basketball and football fan. Supports the German national team in football and Miami Heat (NBA).
Likes playing golf and video games.
The 16th most globally marketable athlete in 2019, according to SportsPro.
The magazine was featured in Vogue’s issue of September issue in 2015 and 2017 and on the front cover of The Economist in 2018.
Donated $50,000 to help with bushfires in Australia and 10,000 for every one of his victories at the 2020 Australian Open.
Three ligaments were torn in the right ankle in the 2022 Roland Garros SF vs Rafael Nadal and underwent surgery on June 8th, 2022.
UPDATED 21 AUGUST 2023:Former World No. 1 junior reached career-high No. 2 on June 13, 2022 following tearing three ligaments in the right ankle in the 2022 Roland Garros SF vs. Nadal. Returned in January 2023.
Placed in the Top 10 for five straight years between 2017 and 2021, with the year-end the highest position of 3 in 2021. 3 in 2021.
Led ATP Tour with 6 titles in 2021. He also took home the 20th time in his hometown in Hamburg at the age of 2023. His record is shared by Medvedev for the most title (20) of all players born in 1990.
Has won over no. 1 Djokovic in the process of advancing to the 2018 Nitto ATP Finals as well as 2021 Tokyo Olympics and the 2021 Nitto ATP Championships in the Finals.
Reached the 1st Grand Slam final at 2020 US Open, rallying from 2 sets down for the first time to beat Carreno Busta SF before losing a set to lose for the first second time in final against Thiem in the final.
Defeated Djokovic in 2017. Rome and Federer in 2017 Montreal to win the 1st and 2nd of his five ATP Masters 1000 titles.
joined Murray as well as Thiem as the third player to beat Djokovic on the hard, Federer on grass and Nadal on clay