“This is what truly lingered in my head,” said Alexander Zverev.

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Alexander Zverev‘s difficulties in his Australian Open second-round loss to Michael Mmoh, according to Boris Becker, shouldn’t have been a surprise given that he had just returned from a six-month injury layoff. Zverev, the former world number two, was taken aback by Mmoh, ranked 107th in the world, who defeated the German to advance to the Australian Open third round.

“I guess I shouldn’t have been too shocked when Zverev had trouble against lucky loser Mmoh in the second round. Don’t forget that after breaking his right ankle against Nadal at the French Open, he went seven months without actually competing in a competition.

The first round was really challenging. He came back from being two sets to one down to win in five sets, which makes it physically impossible for him to be in any kind of shape. Additionally, keep in mind how much more challenging a Grand Slam‘s best of five is.

I therefore believed he would engage in physical combat, which is exactly what he did. I suppose he made an effort. Although I believe he provided everything he had to offer, I do not believe the spike is fully charged “Becker spoke with Eurosport. Despite Zverev‘s less than stellar tennis performance, Mmoh just achieved the biggest victory of his career.

Former world number one Becker also took some time to congratulate Mmoh on his impressive victory over Zverev. “On the other side, Mmoh deserves congratulations. You know, he lost in the qualifiers, therefore he has taken use of his opportunity. He’s a fortunate loser since they called him late and because he faced a match point in the first round.

He has already made travel arrangements from yesterday, when I arrived back in the US. Crazy. Michael Mmoh’s life in 48 hours, “said Becker. Zverev competed in a total of four matches while in Australia. Zverev had a 1-3 record in those four games.

It is unknown how Zverev will perform in the competitions after the Australian Open.

There was Type 1 diabetes in Zverev.

In a touching interview, Alexander Zverev discussed playing tennis while dealing with Type-1 diabetes.

“You may lead a typical life. With this kind of disease, you can become anything you want to be. I just truly care about playing tennis, therefore that is what I want to do. The fact that you shouldn’t limit children because it’s simply unfair to them is what truly stuck in my mind and honestly made me unhappy as well.”