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Alexander Zverev lays down marker for 2022 with ATP Finals triumph

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If Alexander Zverev’s performance this weekend is any indication, a lot can be expected from the world No 3 player in 2022. The German beat the top two players in consecutive matches to earn his second title at the AT...

Alexander Zverev sees off Andy Murray to reach Indian Wells fourth round

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In the build-up to his first Masters 1000 match against a top-five player in five years, Andy Murray had made his intentions clear. While Alexander Zverev, one of the most in-form players right now, was the overwhelmi...

‘Darkness and light’: Alexander McQueen fashion house comes home to London

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Twenty years after a young Lee McQueen signed a deal with Gucci and moved his catwalk shows from East End carparks in London to plush Parisian salons, the Alexander McQueen brand marked the world’s shifting back on to...

Alexander Zverev welcomes ATP investigation into abuse allegations

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Alexander Zverev has welcomed an ATP investigation into allegations of domestic abuse against him, saying it was about time. The world No 4’s ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova alleged in an interview with Slate magazine in...

Abuse allegations against Alexander Zverev under investigation by ATP

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The ATP has announced it is investigating high-profile allegations of domestic abuse made by the former girlfriend of Olympic champion Alexander Zverev. Last October, the former junior player Olga Sharypova publicly a...

Berlin’s vote to take properties from big landlords could be a watershed moment

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With coalition talks that could last months under way to form Germany’s next government, the reverberations of Sunday’s election will be felt for quite a while. But one of the most significant developments in voters’ ...

Novak Djokovic outlasts Alexander Zverev in titanic US Open semi-final

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The imperious Novak Djokovic is one win away from a record-setting 21st major singles championship and the first calendar-year grand slam in men’s tennis in more than a half-century after rallying from behind for the ...

Alexander Zverev rolls past Lloyd Harris to book US Open semi-final return trip

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Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev has made it back to the US Open semi-finals a year after finishing as the runner-up at the hard-court grand slam tournament. The 24-year-old from Germany saved a set point in th...

‘Discomfort can break ground’: physicist Stephon Alexander on the value of difference

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As a Black physicist, Dr Stephon Alexander has been doubted, spoken over, and met with intentional silence. The tenured Brown University professor has even faced this treatment from his students. This is par for the c...

Feeding birds in our gardens is a joy – but it may be harming weaker species

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Feeding birds is hard-wired into our national psyche. The apocryphal Victorian “tuppence a bag” for seed for the Trafalgar Square pigeons has morphed into a national pastime, with an estimated 17m households spending ...

Is Alexander Lukashenko trying out the ‘madman’ theory of foreign policy?

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These have been busy times for the rogue state of Belarus. In recent days, an opposition activist, Vitaly Shyshov, was found dead – hanging from a tree in a park in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv – in what is now official...

Alexander Zverev secures historic Olympic tennis title for Germany

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Alexander Zverev followed up his upset of Novak Djokovic by becoming the first German man to win a singles gold medal in Olympic tennis with victory over Karen Khachanov. Having ensured his countrywoman Steffi Graf re...

Alexander Zverev dashes Novak Djokovic’s dreams of golden slam

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Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of the golden slam has come to an end as he suffered a startling collapse against Alexander Zverev before eventually losing 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the semi-final of the Tokyo Games. Zverev, the four...

Olly Alexander tipped to be the next Doctor Who

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Olly Alexander, the pop singer and actor who this year shone brightly in the Russell T Davies drama It’s a Sin, is reportedly to be the next Doctor Who. On Sunday the Sun said Alexander was thrashing out final details...

Alexander Whitley: Overflow; Rosie Kay: Absolute Solo II – review

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One of the things I love about dance is that dancers can do anything. But sometimes they are not allowed to reveal themselves: their bodies become cogs in someone else’s machine. Alexander Whitley’s new piece Overflow...

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