The allegations were too serious to go unanswered. And Alexander Zverev provided one, public, on social networks. Thursday, his ex-companion Olga Sharypova accused the German of having been violent with her in a long message posted on Instagram and during which he was not directly named. The 7th player in the world has therefore decided to give his version.
“My ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova’s unfounded accusations make me very sad. We’ve known each other since we were kids and have shared a lot of experiences together. I very much regret that she makes such statements because they are simply not true. We were a couple a long time ago. I don’t know why Olga is accusing me now“, Zverev said in his press release, among others.
Zverev also confirms that he will soon be a father
In her writings on her Instagram account, Olga Sharypova gave details of the assaults she allegedly suffered, referring in particular to a New York party in the summer of 2019 (during the US Open) where Zverev allegedly “tried to strangle her, bang her head against the wall, twist her arms“. “I was really scared for my life. This was neither the first nor the last situation where a hand was raised against me in a relationship.“, she indicated, also asserting that her panic messages when leaving the hotel”barefoot“had been kept by a friend.
Sharypova has apparently not filed a complaint to date, but replied again on social media: “I’m not lying and we both know it“So this story may not be over. And while Zverev has been successful on the courts recently with a brace in Cologne, other revelations from his latest partner, Brenda Patea, have troubled him. last days. In a newspaper interview image, she revealed to be 20 weeks pregnant with the German from whom she is separated. She also said she did not intend to share custody of the unborn child.
In his statement on social networks, the player talks about it openly. “The last few days have been pretty hectic for me. I will be a father at 23 and I can’t wait for the child to arrive. Even though Brenda and I are no longer together, we have a good relationship and I will live up to my responsibility as a father. We will take care of this little person together“, he confided.