Tennis player Alexander Zverev is in the Olympic final. cheers Thomas Muller, the Bayern Munich star, and patted his shoulder.
Munich/Tokyo – Thomas Muller* contracted Olympic fever. The Bayern Munich star *the record-holder in Germany is still on vacation and will not have to fully return to training until Monday. Sports enthusiast Waller appears to be using his spare time to watch the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. It’s likely that Muller was particularly attentive to the tennis tournament *with Germany’s hopeful Alexander Zverev*.
Olympia: Tennis player Zverev in the final – Muller asks for gold
Zverev celebrated a thrilling victory over world number one Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals. The Serbian has won all three of the previous Grand Slam tournaments this year and was also a big favorite in Japan. Zverev turned the game in his favour, with a set deficit and a break in the second set, reaching gold in Sunday’s final (9.30 CET) against Russia’s Karen Khachanov. The world number five will be the first singles Olympic champion in tennis from Germany. “This is a night I will remember forever! I am ready to do my best to get the gold for Germany on Sunday,” Zverev said.
Thomas Muller also delights Zverev’s triumphant motorcade in Tokyo. “I love watching the Olympics. Keep your fingers crossed for our German boys and girls,” the 31-year-old writes on Instagram and treats himself to a plate of sushi. The FCB star gives his friend Zverev a clear mission for the final: “Go for gold”. But Mueller also declared that a not-so-serious part of Zverev’s Olympic success.
Olympia: Muller with Zverev in a Bayern shirt on the tennis court
“The hard training together has paid off!” Mueller wrote mischievously on his Instagram story about one of the photos, and he also posts a laughing emoji. In the photo, Muller can be seen with Zverev in a Bayern shirt in a tennis court. In 2019, the two sports stars swung the tennis racket alongside former FCB pro and today Dortmund-based Mats Hummels as part of the “ThoMats Challenge”. Two years later, Zverev is now facing his biggest success.
Muller seems to be a truly multi-level athlete. In addition to his primary commercial football, the national player also appears to have a talent for tennis, and is an avid golfer in his spare time. In Bayern coaching, Muller unexpectedly tried a completely different sport – javelin *. (ck) * tz.de is a display from IPPEN.MEDIA
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