There was a remarkable moment in at the Mexican Open on Friday when Alexander Zverev and Dominik Koepfer played through an earthquake.
The German duo were meeting in the semi-final when, shortly after a Koepfer serve, a small tremor struck Acapulco.
The astonishing moment was caught on camera where you can see the whole screen begin to shake.
Incredibly, the players themselves played through the point as if nothing happened at all, before pausing afterwards to take stock of what had actually just happened.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) March 20, 2021
In the match itself, it was Alexander Zverev who managed to come through an absorbing contest.
The world number seven started the stronger of the two and finished the stronger, although he did have to withstand impressive resistance from his compatriot for most of the second set before sealing a 6-4, 7-6 win.
Zverev will now pay his 23rd ATP Tour final in which he will attempt to win a 14th career title.
Meanwhile, Acapulco tournament director Raul Zurutuza has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus.
“In a routine test, I came out positive for Covid 19,” he tweeted.
“I feel fine, totally asymptomatic, and already in isolation and following the doctors’ instructions.”
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