US Open 2021: Alexander Zverev makes it to Round 4, after Jack Sock withdraws- Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev sealed progression into the round of 16 of the ongoing US Open 2021. Zverev was down a set against resurgent American Jack Sock in the third round in Arthur Ashe Stadium but did well to bounce back to go 2-1 up, before Jack Sock withdrew after being pegged by a niggling injury. The German eventually sealed the clash with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 2-1 (ret.) and will face off against Italy’s Jannik Sinner in round 4.
US Open 2021: Alexander Zverev makes it to round 4, impressive Jack Sock withdraws midway through injury
- Jack Sock finally gives in to his injury, withdraws to hand Zverev the win.
- Zverev breaks takes 2-1 lead.
- Zverev continues dominance on his serve, levels scores at 1-1.
- Jack Sock serves to begin set 4, clinches 1-0 lead.
- Zverev takes set 3, 6-3, just one set away from round 4
- Zverev breaks, takes 5-3 lead, to serve for set 3
- Back and forth game continues, Zverev takes 4-3 lead on his serve
- Sock hits back instantly to draw level at 3-3
- Zverev takes the lead, serves to go 3-2 ahead.
- Sock battles on holds his serve to make it 2-2
- Zverev continues service domination, takes a 2-1 lead.
- Jack Sock holds his serve, scores level at 1-1
- Alexander Zverev dishes out a perfect service game, clinches 1-0 lead
- Zverev breaks, wins the second set 6-2.
- Zverev wins game 7, is one break away from set 2 win
- Sock holds on, wins his serve to reduce the deficit to 4-2
- Zverev makes quick work of his service game. Extends lead to 4-1
- Sock is struggling with injury, manages to hold his serve. 3-1
- Zverev shows greater urgency, races to a 3-0 lead
- Zverev breaks early, claims 2-0 lead
- Zverev holds his serve, goes 1-0 up.
- Sock serves and takes the first set, 6-3.
- Zverev holds his serve, reduces deficit to 5-3
- Sock continues to dominate, extends lead to 5-2. Zverev serves to stay in the set
- Alexander Zverev also holds his serve, scores tied 1-1
- Jack Sock starts well holds his serve to take game 1
Alexander Zverev has had a good start to his US Open 2021 campaign, with wins over Sam Querry and Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets. The World No.4 is on a 13-game win streak and has been in fine form with back to back title wins at the Tokyo Olympics and Cincinnati. Zverev had made it to the US Open final last year, and will be aiming to lift it this time around.
As for Jack Sock, world No.184 will be aiming to pull off a huge upset and will take inspiration for Carlos Garfia who defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in round 3. Sock sealed a five-set win over 31st seed Alexander Bublik, showcasing his skills and advancing to the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time since the 2017 Australian Open. The American ace is rejuvenated, but Zverev will back himself to make light work of his opponent in New York on Sunday.
US Open 2021: Alexander Zverev vs Jack Sock head to head record
|2017||Nitto ATP Finals
|Indoor Hard||RR||Jack Sock|
|Indoor Hard||SF||Jack Sock|
|Outdoor Hard||R16||Alexander Zverev|
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