Alexander Zverev Jr. is a young professional tennis player, who is currently noted as the youngest player within the ATP Top 30. Zverev was born on April 20, 1997, and is the son of Alexander Zverev Sr., a former Russian tennis player, and the younger brother of Mischa Zverev, also a tennis player.
Zverev was born in Hamburg, Germany, to parents Alexander Sr. and Irina. Both of his parents have played tennis, and his father even competed for the Soviet Union. Zverev turned pro in 2013, and was previously coached by his father.
As a junior, Zverev performed well during October 2013 to June 2014. In fact, he was able to reach the No. 1 rank in boys junior, and had a career record of 96 victories to 35 losses. In addition, he won the 2014 Junior Australian Open where he was the top seed and defeated Stefan Kozlov in the final.
In the first six months of Zverev’s career he played in 10 Challenger tournaments; however, he only qualified for 5 events. He was also able to enter the ATP 250 events, but was not able to qualify as well for the main draws. It was during the 2014 International German Open that Zverev was able to win his first ATP tour level match when he defeated Robin Haase. He also defeated fifth seed Mikhail Youzhny, which marked his first victory over a Top 20 player.
Since turning pro, Zverev has already a record of 134 victories and 77 losses. He has 6 career titles to his name, and is currently ranked at No. 4, as of April 2018. The highest he reached was No. 3, which he attained on November 2017. However, he does not have any Grand Slam titles yet to his name.