The 20-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany has conquered the City Open in Washington D.C. getting past Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the final act. This particular outcome with Zverev winning his fourth title of the season does nothing but cement the idea that he is a well-established name in the men's tennis. He is getting a touch of fame when the Atp World Tour needed it the most. With Djokovic and Wawrinka out for the remaining part of the season and Murray still in a recovery process after that hip issue, it wouldn't have been fair to have Federer and Nadal the only glory seekers.

Moreover, winning the ATP 500 title in Washington D.C. consolidates his presence inside the top 10.

Kevin Anderson ran out of fuel and ideas against Zverev

The 31-year-old South African who once was a top 10 player had no chance against his much younger opponent. The encounter was all about Zverev and his tremendous pace. Once again, the young player made no mistakes on his own serve providing no back doors for his opponent to infiltrate. On the other side, Anderson struggled with his serve mostly due to the depth of Zverev's returns. The final score was 6-4 6-4 for the German tennis star who only needed to break Anderson once in each set. Facing no break points at all on his own delivery, he raced to his outdoor hard title of his career.

It might be just the beginning as Rogers Cup, Cincinnati and US Open all lie down ahead. Zverev is likely to become the new ATP tennis superstar. With all the Big Four members being over 30-years-old, the timing couldn't be better.

Sam Querrey wins another title

The 29-year-old American tennis player got past Thanasi Kokkinakis to clinch his second ATP title of the season.

Overall, throughout his career, he has tucked ten ATP titles under his belt. On the other side, the young Aussie hope Kokkinakis is trying to regain his ranking back after battling with injuries. The final saw the 21-year-old Aussie losing his serve in the fourth game of the opening set. It was enough for Querrey to put away the set by 6-3.

The second act was in the mirror with the first one and this time it was Querrey failing on his own serve in the fourth game. Kokkinakis won the set by 6-3 pushing the final into a decisive third episode. But this time, the big American server Sam Querrey kept his composure breezing past his opponent. In the end, he sealed the set by 6-2 consolidating his season with another title after Acapulco. With Los Cabos and Acapulco being both held in Mexico, it seems that this particular soil is fertile for the American player.