Alexander Zverev is in the round of 16 at the Australian Open for the fourth time in a row.

In his third round game, the best German tennis player held his own on Friday in Melbourne 6: 3, 6: 4, 6: 4 against the qualifier Radu Albot from Moldova.

In his third game at this year's Australian Open, the 24-year-old from Hamburg did not lose a set.

The Olympic champion now plays against Canadian Denis Shapovalov to reach the quarterfinals.

All other German participants in the individual competitions have already been eliminated.

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