Paris36 minutes ago
- copy link
World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece defeated World No. 5 Germany Alexander Zverev in the ongoing French Open tennis tournament in Paris to reach the final. Tsitsipas won 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 in this tough semi-final match that lasted 5 sets. In the final, Tsitsipas will face the winner of the second semi-final match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Zverev, 24, and Tsitsipas, 22, met for the first time at the French Open. A total of 8 matches have taken place between the two so far. Of this, Tsitsipas has won 6 and Zverev has won 2 matches. The two had recently met in the final of Acapulco in Mexico. Zverev won the match 6-4 7-6. Tsitsipas also took revenge for this.
Zverev vs Tsitsipas Head to Head
|2021||French Open||outdoor clay||sitsipas||6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3|
|2021||acapulco||outdoor hard||zverev||6-4, 7-6|
|2020||ATP Cup, Australia||outdoor hard||sitsipas||6-1, 6-4|
|2019||Nitto ATP Finals, Great Britain||indoor hard||sitsipas||6-3, 6-2|
|2019||Beijing, China||outdoor hard||sitsipas||7-6, 6-4|
|2019||ATP Masters 1000, Madrid, Spain||outdoor clay||sitsipas||7-5, 3-6, 6-2|
|2018||ATP Masters 1000, Canada||outdoor hard||sitsipas||3-6, 7-6, 6-4|
|2018||Washington DC, USA||outdoor hard||zverev||6-2, 6-4|
There was a tough competition between the two
Tsitsipas played brilliantly in the first two sets and won 6-3, 6-3 in a one-sided fashion. Zverev then made a comeback and went on to win the next two sets 6-4, 6-4. At one point in the final set, Tsitsipas took a 5-2 lead. It looked like they would win easily.
Then Zverev came back and won a game and made the score 5-3. However, in the next game, Tsitsipas did not give Zverev a chance to return and won the game another 6–3 set to win the match. The match lasted for 3 hours 37 minutes.
Tsitsipas did the upset in the quarter finals
Zverev easily defeated Spain’s Davydovich Fokina 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarter-finals. At the same time, Tsitsipas reversed the match by defeating world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-3, 7-6, 7-5 in a best-of-8 match.