Tennis Player Alexander Zverev Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Height, Coach, Nationality & Net Worth


Alexander Zverev is a German professional tennis player. He is the second-youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and was a permanent fixture in the top 5 throughout 2018. He has won 11 ATP titles in singles and two in doubles.

Zverev is the reigning champion at the ATP Finals, making him the youngest winner at the year-end championship in a decade. Zverev is the only active player outside of the Big Four with three Masters titles.

Early life

Alexander “Sascha” Zverev was born on 20 April 1997 in Hamburg, Germany, to Irina Zvereva and Alexander Mikhailovich Zverev. He has an older brother Mischa who was born nearly a decade earlier and is a professional tennis player as well. Both of Sascha’s parents were professional tennis players for the Soviet Union. His father was ranked as high as No. 175 in the world. He was also the top-ranked men’s player nationally, while his mother was the fourth-highest ranked women’s player.

Early Career

Zverev is a former world No. 1 junior. He entered his first event on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior circuit in early 2011 when he was 13. Near the beginning of 2012, Zverev won his first ITF title at the Fujairah Junior Championships, a low-level Grade 4 tournament in the United Arab Emirates. He would pick up a lower level Grade 5 title at the Oman International Junior 2 a few weeks later, which led him to begin competing in higher-level events shortly before his 15th birthday.

Professional Career

As the age of 14, Zverev entered qualifying at three different tournaments, including the 2011 Moselle Open on the ATP Tour, but lost all of his matches. He won his professional main draw debut against compatriot Christian Lichtenegger at a Futures event in Germany on August 2012. Towards the end of the year, he made his first professional final, finishing runner-up to Florian Reynet at an ITF $10K event in Florida. Zverev continued to focus on the juniors in 2013 and did not reach another pro-level final that year. However, he did make his main draw debut on the ATP Tour in July, losing to Roberto Bautista Agut at his hometown tournament, the International German Open. He also made his ATP Challenger Tour debut, losing to Máximo González at the Meerbusch Challenger in August.

Playing style

Zverev is an aggressive baseliner. He often stands far back behind the baseline and aims to hit powerful groundstrokes either for winners or to wear down his opponent. Although his height slows him down on the court, it also adds to his reach and gives him the ability to get more balls back in play. Novak Djokovic has commented that “he moves well for his height.” Zverev can generate a lot of power with both his backhand and forehand.

Personal life

Zverev lives in Monte Carlo, Monaco. When he was growing up, he lived in Hamburg. He also has spent his winters living in Florida at the Saddlebrook academy since he was 12 years old. As a result of his parents’ background and living in different countries, he can speak German, Russian, and English.

Furthermore, with his older brother competing on the ITF Junior Circuit and later on the ATP Tour. Zverev had frequent opportunities to meet or train with professional tennis players as a child. He took a photograph with Roger Federer at the Hamburg Masters when he was five years old. He had also met Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic when he was four years old.


  • Full Name: Alexander “Sascha” Zverev
  • Date of Birth: 20 April 1997
  • Age: 22)
  • Birth Place: Hamburg, Germany
  • Height: 98 m (6 ft 6 in)
  • Weight: 83 kg
  • Turned pro since 2013
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Coach: Alexander Zverev Sr.
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Prize money: US$17,634,291
  • Net Worth: 6 million USD
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