Stephan Kozlov, 23, hasn’t given up on his dream of becoming a top player because he wants to take the lead and play against the following players again: Alexander Zverev.. Kozlov had a successful junior career in two Grand Slam finals in 2014.
Kozlov lost to Zverev in the 2014 Australian Open Men’s Singles Final. Zverev has become a great player, but Kozlov is not yet in the top 100. “From Alexander Zverev to Reilly Opelka, I grew up with them, but while they continued to rise, I fell completely off the mountain.
I’m still far from them, but that’s my goal and to compete with them again. That is what drives me. It’s going to be pretty cool, “Kozlov told the ATP Challenger website.
Kozlov heading in the right direction
Kozlov has won two titles in three Challenger finals in the last two months.
“It was a long and long process. As I said in an interview a few days ago, there are a lot of losses and hardships. I know there are many people who have bigger problems than I do, but for me I have experienced it. Many problems-life problems-and I just came out strongly.
I take lessons with every defeat and have been around the very knowledgeable people who have helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses in the last few months, “explains Kozlov. bottom.
188 of the world claim that he is not lacking in motivation at this time. “Mental is a big part of that. Fitness is at a high level for me, but there’s a long way to go to do it. I just play in the heat of Florida and Australia.
That will certainly be the next step. Mentally, it’s just more angry. I’m here now and trying to strip your head. I have established myself and in the past I was releasing gas too quickly. These guys are all good, and in a way it’s more or less a UFC fight. It helped me do my best. ”
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I fell completely off the mountain while Alexander Zverev continued to rise
https://www.tennisworldusa.org/tennis/news/Tennis_Interviews/104741/stefan-kozlov-i-completely-fell-off-mountain-while-alexander-zverev-kept-rising/ I fell completely off the mountain while Alexander Zverev continued to rise