Watch the video: scandal at the US Open – Zverev has viewers removed after the Hitler anthem.
Scandal at the US Open:
In the round of 16 against the Italian Jannik Sinner, Alexander Zverev has a spectator expelled from the stands.
“He said the worst Hitler sentence to me there is,” he explains to the referee.
Olympic champion Zverev after the game: “He began to sing the Hitler anthem, ‘Germany, Germany above everything’. That was overkill. I love it when fans are loud and emotional. But you have to keep respect. I am German and we are not proud of this part of our history. He was sitting in one of the front rows and a lot of people heard that. I had to do something.”
In a dramatic full-length match, Zverev had the upper hand 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 2, 4: 6, 6: 3 despite the incident.
Defending champion Carlos Alcaraz is now waiting in the quarterfinals.
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