|2019 Nitto ATP Finals|
|Venue:O2 Arena, LondonDates:10 – 17 November|
|Coverage:Watch live coverage of one match per day on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. Clickherefor Live Guide.|
Alexander Zverev has denied using his phone during his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals.
Zverev was asked about the incident at a news conference after he was seen touching something in his bag at a changeoverduring Wednesday’s defeat.
The 22 – year-old German, who lost 6-3 6-2 at London’s O2 Arena, said: “I don’t know what they saw, but it was definitely not a phone. “
Rules state players cannot access any electronic devices during matches.
” My phone was in the locker room. I always leave it there, “added Zverev.
Asked what he might have been touching, he said:” I mean, a water bottle ? Empty wate r bottle maybe? “