Stefanos Tsitsipas

MELBOURNE, Australia | Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 27, 2019—Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final. Nadal secured his spot in Sunday’s championship match by conceding just six games in an overwhelming semifinal win over 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, who admitted it was an utterly … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective

MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019—Roger Federer‘s bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal. The key stat Sunday night: Federer failed to convert any of the 12 break points … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Tsitsipas through to Australian Open 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 15, 2019— The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 2 p.m. Stefanos Tsitsipas is through to the third round and closer to a potential meeting with defending champion Roger Federer at Melbourne Park. The Greek 20-year-old beat Viktor Troicki 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 but wasted a lot of … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Tsitsipas through to Australian Open 3rd round

TORONTO | Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ Toronto run on Greek’s 20th birthday

TORONTO— Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday. The top-ranked Nadal beat the unseeded Greek upstart 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory of the year. He has 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. “If you told me this … Continue reading TORONTO | Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ Toronto run on Greek’s 20th birthday

TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas, top-ranked Nadal reach Toronto final

TORONTO — Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas became the youngest player to beat four straight top-10 players in an event since the ATP World Tour was established in 1990, outlasting Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (7) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. Tsitsipas will celebrate his 20th birthday Sunday by facing top-ranked Rafael … Continue reading TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas, top-ranked Nadal reach Toronto final

TORONTO | Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches Toronto final

TORONTO — Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas became the youngest player to beat four straight top-10 players in an event since the ATP World Tour was established in 1990, outlasting Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (7) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. Tsitsipas, who will be 20 on Sunday, will face the winner … Continue reading TORONTO | Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches Toronto final

TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

TORONTO — Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset Friday at the Rogers Cup, and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied at night to join the Greek teenager in the semifinals. Tsitsipas saved two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over second-seeded defending champion Alexander Zverev, and the top-seeded Nadal beat sixth-seed Marin Cilic 2-6, … Continue reading TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

LONDON  | Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

LONDON  — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) … Continue reading LONDON  | Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon