French Open 2021: Alexander Zverev beats Roman Safiullin in straight sets; storms into R3

French Open 2021: Alexander Zverev sails into fourth round, defeats Laslo Djere in three sets. He won the match 6-2, 7-5, 6-2
French Open 2021: Alexander Zverev sails into fourth round, defeats Laslo Djere in three sets. He won the match 6-2, 7-5, 6-2

French Open 2021: Alexander Zverev beats Safiullin in straight sets; storms into R3;  World number six Alexander Zverev has advanced to third round after outclassing Russia’s Roman Safiullin in straight sets.The German beat the 24-year-old qualifier 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 7-6 (7-1).

Although Zverev entered the match as favorite, Safiullin gained a 5-4 lead in the first set.Thereafter, both the players broke to make it 6-6. The former raised his game to win tie-breaker 7-4.He won the second set 6-3 despite trailing 1-3.The third set was also decided by the tie-breaker, with Zverev easing past Safiullin 7-1.

He was tested in his opening match by another qualifier Oscar Otte, but staged an emphatic comeback victory (3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0).

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French Open 2021- Alexander Zverev vs Roman Safiullin:What about prize money?

The total prize pool for Roland Garros 2021 is €34,367,216.

Singles

Winner: €1,400,000

Finalist: €750,000

Semifinalists: €375,000

Quarterfinalists: €255,000

Round of 16: €170,000

Third Round: €113,000

Second Round: €84,000

First Round” €60,000

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