US Open: Alexander Zverev Beats Jannik Sinner, Fan Ejected Following Hitler Regime Reference

Early on Tuesday morning, German tennis player Alexander Zverev claimed that a fan had invoked language from Adolf Hitler's Nazi dictatorship, leading to the fan's ejection from the U.S. Open.

The 12th-seeded Zverev was serving at 2-2 in the fourth set of his match against the 6th-seeded Jannik Sinner when he abruptly approached chair umpire James Keothavong and gestured to the spectator seated in a section behind him.

Zverev informed Keothavong, "He just said the most famous Hitler phrase there is in this world." "That isn't appropriate."

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Turning around, Keothavong requested the fan to identify himself before asking the audience to be

Alexander Zverev was the target of a derogatory comment, according to U.S. Tennis Association spokesperson Chris Widmaier. "

The fan was identified and escorted from the stadium."

After the game, Zverev admitted that he had heard racist remarks from supporters before, but they had not mentioned Hitler.

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