There is nothing compared to this.
He beat , , and , before losing in four sets to.
There was something striking about the way proclaimed the Olympics as the biggest event in sport against the backdrop of a protest against the Tokyo Games that was audible during the gold medal match.
Alexander Zverev cut an emotional figure on court after securing victory Djokovic had breezed through to the last eight, losing just two games against Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals, but Zverev had also been playing well so this semi-final always looked like Djokovic's biggest hurdle.
After a slow start to the clay court season, Zverev won two more titles in May, the first of which came at home in Germany at the.
Zverev participated and won both of his singles matches as Germany won the tie 5—0.