At 22 years and 305 days, world No. 5 (now as much as fourth), he’s the youngest finalist at Roland Garros since Rafa Nadal gained his fourth Musketeers Cup within the 2008 version.
Defeated the german Alexander Zverev, 24 years outdated and No. 6 worldwide, for 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6 and 6-Three in 3h. 37 ‘.
GIANT TSITSIPAS! 👏👏👏
The Greek will play the first last of his profession in a Grand Slam after beating Zverev in an actual match #RolandGarros
Don’t change the channel, Djokovic-Nadal is coming proper now! 🙌 # LaCasaDelTenis 🎾 pic.twitter.com/Pi0txM0GuV
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“I come from a small place on the outskirts of Athens, and my dream was all the time to play at Roland Garros. I by no means thought I’d be within the last right here. It’s a very powerful victory of my profession. I’m very pleased that along with Maria (Sakkari) we’re popularizing tennis in Greece ”, he defined in tears at the conclusion.
The Greek, who had misplaced the three ‘Grand Slam’ semifinals during which he had participated, with Nadal, Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev as executioners, He took one other step in his profession. He has given continuity to his two titles this marketing campaign in brick mud: the 1,000 Masters of Monte Carlo and Lyon.