Elena Vesnina

Alexander Zverev rolls past Kevin Anderson in Citi Open final to continue standout season

Alexander Zverev rolls past Kevin Anderson in Citi Open final to continue standout season

The outcome of the Citi Open men's final seemed assured so long before it actually arrived that the crowd at Stadium Court gave Alexander Zverev a roaring ovation when he stood to serve for the final game in the second set. They didn't see the value in waiting four more points.

Zverev, the 20-year-old German with a thick mop of hair, was undeniable in his 6-4, 6-4 defeat of South African Kevin Anderson on Sunday at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. He chased Anderson off the court in a swift 69 minutes to claim the fourth title of his remarkable 2017 and the fifth of his young career, losing just nine points on his serve during the match.

He became the youngest player to win four...

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