Dangerous Accusations German Tennis Star Alexander Zverev Faces Career Turning Point

Alexander Zverev, Germany's best tennis player, has been accused of domestic violence by an ex-girlfriend and his clash with a former manager is now in court. Does this spell the end for a rising star?
Parents Alexander and Irina together with their two sons, Mischa and Alexander, at the end of October in Hamburg: "Family is something you can never replace in life."

Parents Alexander and Irina together with their two sons, Mischa and Alexander, at the end of October in Hamburg: "Family is something you can never replace in life."

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Zverev together with this then-girlfriend Olga Sharypova in 2018

Zverev together with this then-girlfriend Olga Sharypova in 2018

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Photo of Zverev with his tennis idol Roger Federer in 2008

Photo of Zverev with his tennis idol Roger Federer in 2008

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Zverev training in Hamburg with his father: "I have the feeling that my son was cheated."

Zverev training in Hamburg with his father: "I have the feeling that my son was cheated."

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