Image default
GREEK NEWS

Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Biggest Title of His Career

Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas won the biggest title of his career so far beating Austria’s Dominic Thiem in the final of ATP finals 2-1 sets in London on Sunday.

The Greek lost the first set on the tie-break 6-7, but came back on the second winning by 6-2. The final set was full of drama, but Tsitsipas won on the tie-break 7-6.

At 21 years and three months, Tsitsipas is the youngest Nitto ATP Finals champion since former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt (20) in 2001 in Sydney.

Tsitsipas, who earned $2,656,000 in prize money and 1,300 ATP Rankings points in five matches this week, is also the first player since David Nalbandian in 2005 to recover from losing the opening set and claim the title.

After stunning 6-3, 6-4 Roger Federer on Saturday’s semifinal, Tsitsipas produced another fantastic performance.

More to follow

Related posts

Anna Korakaki to be First Woman Ever to Launch Olympic Games Torch Relay

money

The Fascinating History of Greek Fashion Featured in New Athens Exhibit

money

538 Passengers Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out on Igoumenitsa-Venice Ferry

money

Blanket of Snow Covers Northern Greece (video)

money

Greek Police Bust Antiquities Smuggling Ring; Precious Rings, Coins Recovered

money

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

money