Fourth seed Alexander Zverev has crashed out of the Paris Masters after a three-set defeat to Dutchman Robin Haase.
Zverev already has a couple of Masters titles under his belt this year but his quest for a third is over after Haase pulled off a stunning 3-6 6-2 6-2 triumph at Bercy Arena.
The German youngster was tested early on and forced to save four break points in the opening game but a solitary break of his own was all that was required to take a 1-0 lead as he served out for the set.
However Haase, 10 years his opponent’s senior, changed his tactics in the second and started to mix up his game - a strategy that bore fruit and saw Zverev display signs of frustration.
He hit many winners in the third and secured a crucial break before reeling off four successive games to set up a third-round clash with either Joao Sousa or 13th seed Juan Martin del Potro.
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