Zverev targets Davis Cup and hopes to play in U.S Open

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Aug 11 (Reuters) – Alexander Zverev expects to be again from harm to play for Germany in the Davis Cup in September however mentioned on Thursday there was an actual probability of returning earlier on the U.S Open.

The 25-year-old world quantity two has had surgical procedure after damaging ligaments in his proper ankle throughout this yr’s French Open semi-final towards Rafael Nadal however hopes he is likely to be prepared for this yr’s closing Grand Slam. [ learn extra

“Of course, I will still try to make the U.S Open, although it will be very, very close,” Zverev informed reporters at a information convention forward of the foremost which begins on Aug. 29.

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“Every day it really gets better. That’s why I don’t want to say that I’m not playing the U.S Open yet.”

Germany face France, Belgium and Australia in Group C of the Davis Cup in Zverev’s house metropolis of Hamburg from Sept. 13-18.

If they progress from the group section they wll play in the knockout stage of the finals in Malaga in November.

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Reporting by Tommy Lund in Gdansk; Editing by Ken Ferris

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