He joins the likes of Pete Sampras (1990), Pat Rafter (1997), Marat Safin (2000), Lleyton Hewitt (2001), Andy Roddick (2003), Juan Martin del Porto (2009), Andy Murray (2012), and Marin Cilic (2014) as part of the players that have won their first Grand Slam title at the US Open in the last 30 years in Men’s singles category.
Off-court dramas have been surrounding the beautiful game of Tennis for a few days now. Lots of interesting stories have made it round the world of Tennis: from Naomi Osaka’s withdrawer from the WTA semi-final game due to the shooting of John Blake to Novak Djokovic and Canadian Pospisil, together, trying to form a new body to represent players and many more.
Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday won the fourth title of his career and the biggest he has won so far. He’s the first-ever Greek champion in the history of the season-ending championships. The 2018 Next Gen champion defeated Dominic Thiem in a thriller 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) over two hours and 35 minutes in the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 in London.