Zverev wins tennis gold for Germany

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Fifth-ranked Alexander Zverev of Germany has won the gold medal in men’s singles at the Olympics.

Zverev beat Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee 6-3, 6-1 for the biggest title of his career.

It follows a comeback victory for Zverev over top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.

IOC president Thomas Bach watched his fellow German win the title.

Zverev wins tennis gold for Germany
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