The Scot survived match points after going one set down, but Zverev, the fourth seed, should be fresh after being gifted a bye through to the Round of 16.
The 25-year-old is still building back up to full form after a long injury absence last year following an ankle ligament tear at the French Open.
Here’s everything you need to know:
When is Andy Murray vs Alexander Zverev?
Andy Murray’s match against Alexander Zverev is the third match on centre court at the Qatar Open, with a scheduled start of no earlier than 3pm GMT at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha.
How can I watch it?
Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch a live stream of the Qatar Open match on Amazon Prime Video.
Andy Murray win 11/10
Alexander Zverev win 8/11
Andy Murray was hopeful that he might be able to take advantage of Alexander Zverev’s rust and progress to the quarter-finals, but the German may have enough quality to advance from a hard-fought encounter. Zverev to win in three sets.