He also won his first Challenger match near the end of 2015 in Mohammedia in Morocco.  Tsitsipas won the championship in a tight match that ended in a third set tiebreak to become the youngest winner of the year-end championship since Lleyton Hewitt in 2001. 13. The following week he entered the Dubai Tennis Championships, as the second seed, behind Novak Djokovic. Toute l'actualité de Stefanos Tsitsipas, son palmarès, ses stats... le journal la chaine. Stefanos Tsitsipas Stefanos Tsitsipas ... Voir le classement complet. 1 junior. As a junior, he was ranked No. Il est 33e après une progression de deux places. Tsitsipas was born on 12 August 1998 to Apostolos Tsitsipas and Julia Apostoli (née Salnikova) in Athens. He has won five singles titles … 3 Alexander Zverev, and No. , Tsitsipas credits his mother's twin sister, who was also a professional tennis player in the Soviet Union, for helping with the family's finances so that he could afford to travel with his father to train and compete during his junior career.  Tsitsipas also excels on clay, having grown up playing on that surface in Greece. 6 in the world after this series of tournaments.  He defeated de Minaur in four sets to win the Next Gen Finals. Tsitsipas was the champion at the 2019 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest winner of the year-end championships in eighteen years. His father said Stefanos made the decision to become a tennis player himself, recalling that his son "woke up in the middle of the night" after a tournament in France at age nine and told him "Dad, I have to tell you something: I want to become a tennis player, I like the competition, I like the challenge. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access.  Tsitsipas closed out his season at the Next Gen ATP Finals. , At the US Open, Tsitsipas made his main draw debut, but was upset in the second round by fellow Next Gen player Daniil Medvedev. Le prodige grec de 20 ans, Stefanos Tsitsipas, est entré ce lundi dans le top 5 mondial, au classement ATP, après avoir atteint la demi-finale du tournoi de Washington. Tsitsipas is currently ranked No.  Nonetheless, his performance helped him climb to a career-best ranking of No. He also saved match points in the latter two matches. Cloudflare Ray ID: 60699b4d4b36fe74 Stefanos Tsitsipas matched his career-best Grand Slam result with a run to the semi-finals at Roland Garros. He then entered the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament seeded 2nd, but failed to live up to his seed as he lost in the round of 16 to Aljaž Bedene. En attente du prochain adversaire de Stefanos Tsitsipas. Jérémy Chardy n'est pas très loin du Top 30. He also became the third Greek player, and first Greek male in the Open Era, to win a junior Grand Slam title with a victory in the 2016 Wimbledon boys' doubles event. He defeated both Medvedev  Nadal defeated Tsitsipas a week later at the Italian Open. He defeated Rajeev Ram in the opening round, but was unable to qualify after a loss to Robin Haase.  This was his first win over Nadal in four attempts. 10 Novak Djokovic, No.  Towards the end of that month, Tsitsipas was granted a qualifying wild card into the Swiss Indoors in Basel, his first ATP Tour appearance. Le classement ATP de ce lundi 13 mai voit Stefanos Tsitsipas grimper un peu plus dans la hiérarchie. 15 12. , Tsitsipas built on his Grand Slam success by reaching two finals in February in back-to-back weeks. , Tsitsipas began playing low-level ITF Futures events in Greece in 2013 shortly after turning 15, not long after he started competing on the junior tour.  He qualified for his first event on the ATP Challenger Tour at the Burnie International in early 2015 while still 16 years old, but lost his only main draw match to Benjamin Mitchell.  His performance also gained national attention in Greece, where tennis is not a widely popular sport. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. 31. Stefanos Tsitsipas résultats en direct (et la vidéo diffusion en direct streaming en ligne), calendrier et résultat de tout le . 14 ranked junior in the world. He lost his opening round matches at Wimbledon, the US Open, and both Masters tournaments in August. 5 in the world, making him the highest-ranked Greek player in history. 2020 - UTS de Mouratoglou 20/06 Simple Homme - Tour Unique. 1 Rafael Nadal in a lopsided match. He aims to hit powerful groundstroke winners and has a particularly strong forehand using an eastern grip. Tsitsipas has a career high ATP singles ranking of 1292 achieved on 17 February 2020. Tsitsipas is an aggressive baseliner capable of an all-court player style as well. He hosts his own YouTube channel where he posts videos of his travels.  The following week, he made another Masters final at the Madrid Open. He is the youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals and has a career-high ranking of No.  However, Tsitsipas was able to recover at the Stockholm Open.  At the end of the season, Tsitsipas qualified for the ATP Finals for the first time, where he was placed in a round-robin group with Nadal, Zverev, and Medvedev. , Tsitsipas closed out the clay court season by winning his first career Grand Slam match at the French Open against Carlos Taberner before losing to Thiem, the eventual runner-up. 7 Thiem, before losing to world No. For his brother, see, (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. 5 in early August. , Despite a strong first half of the season, Tsitsipas began to struggle following the French Open. L’Espagnol s’impose contre Stefanos Tsitsipas, vainqueur du tournoi l’an passé, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. 5 in the world, making him the highest-ranked Greek player in history.  His maternal grandfather Sergei Salnikov was an Olympic gold medal-winning member of the Soviet national football team and a former manager of FC Spartak Moscow. Brown.  After losing in the opening round in his Australian Open debut, his best result in the rest of the early-year hard court season was another quarterfinal at the Dubai Tennis Championships. He also picked up a third career top ten victory over No. ... Classement 9/11/2020. Calendrier WTA. His forehand is particularly useful in finishing points off of the first serve, as combined with his big serve, he uses his high topspin rate to pull opponents off the court for winners, or go to the net more often than typical baseline players.
Meilleur classement: 68 e (19/08/2019) Meilleurs résultats en Grand Chelem; Aust. His forehand is still his stronger wing, however. 5 Dominic Thiem, again as a qualifier. Your IP: 126.96.36.199 Coupe Davis. He has won five singles titles and reached ten finals on the ATP Tour.  Tsitsipas lost the final to Nadal on his 20th birthday in a closer match than their first encounter.  With this run, Tsitsipas became the first Greek player to be ranked in the top 100 of the ATP rankings, accomplishing the feat at the age of 19. 10 David Goffin for his first career top 10 victory.  Tsitsipas's biggest title of the season came in doubles, when he partnered with Estonian player Kenneth Raisma to win his only junior Grand Slam event at Wimbledon. He beat Albert Ramos Viñolas and Maxime Cressy without dropping a set before losing to Borna Coric in the third round despite having six match points and being a break up in the 5th set.  Tsitsipas also had an excellent clay court season. Of his performance and the attention it received, he stated, "Many people were talking about [the final] and I had plenty of interviews that I did on big channels in Greece for big media centres. Tsitsipas was the champion at the 2019 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest winner of the year-end championships in eighteen years.  His parents had been working as tennis instructors at the Astir Palace resort hotel in Vouliagmeni at the time of his birth. , Tsitsipas started the year at the Qatar Open where he lost in the quarterfinals to world No. Avec sa finale à Madrid dimanche, le Grec passe 7e mondial. 8 Dominic Thiem, No. Vainqueur du tournoi de Marseille dimanche, le Grec Stefanos Tsitsipas est désormais tout proche d'intégrer le Top 10 du classement ATP. ", "Tennis, Aon Open Challenger – Memorial Giorgio Messina: vince Tsitsipas", "With Dad's Shoelaces, Tsitsipas Upsets Goffin", "Stefanos Tsitsipas Upsets David Goffin in Antwerp", "Stefanos Tsitsipas Serves His Way Into His Second ATP 500 Semifinal", "Moutet Celebrates Maiden ATP Challenger Title On Home Soil", "Last Time Thiem Did This?  Tsitsipas returned to Morocco a year later and reached his first two Challenger finals in back-to-back weeks at Mohammedia and Casablanca. ", "Tsitsipas" redirects here. He won his second career title at the Open 13 in Marseille over Mikhail Kukushkin before finishing runner-up to Federer at the Dubai Tennis Championships. N°1 mondial junior en 2016, le Grec a atteint les 1/2 finales de Wimbledon dans la catégorie garcons, puis s'est imposé en double à la même édition. • Stefanos Tsitsipas #6. Voir Dominic Thiem vs Stefanos Tsitsipas poule du Nitto ATP Finals 2020 de Londres ***Masters ATP Finals Londres 2020*** ... La Division Masters se compose des seize plus admirables joueurs du classement planétaire et il n’y est que seize instrument à moins disponibles. He is the youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and has a career-high ranking of No. 1. I always show my best tennis on this surface.  After losing in qualifying at the US Open, Tsitsipas won his first Challenger title in Genova.  He became the first male Greek to win a junior Grand Slam in the Open Era, and the second overall after Nicky Kalogeropoulos won both the French Open and Wimbledon in 1963. Agressif et…  He began playing on the ITF junior circuit in 2013 at the age of 14.  They originally met at a WTA tournament in Athens where his mother was competing and his father was a line judge.  Tsitsipas won his first Futures title later that year and would go on to win a total of eleven such titles, five in singles and six in doubles, through the end of 2016.  Nonetheless, Tsitsipas rose to No. , Tsitsipas played in his first ATP main draw at the 2017 Rotterdam Open, where he lost his debut match to the eventual champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. During the ATP 500 Series tournament, he defeated three top 20 players including No.  Besides his doubles triumph, Tsitsipas also had his two best finishes in the Grand Slam singles events that year, making the semifinals of both Wimbledon and the US Open. He has said, "I feel very confident when I step on the dirt. He won his first career clay court title a month later at the Estoril Open after defeating Pablo Cuevas in the final. Stefanos Tsitsipas is aiming to become the first back-to-back champion at the Nitto ATP Finals since Novak Djokovic in 2015. Stefanos Tsitsipas, qui a dû défendre une balle de match, a réussi à dominer Andrey Rublev, mardi lors de la troisième journée du Masters. He reached three tour-level finals in 2018 and won his first title at the Stockholm Open.  Tsitsipas had entered the tournament ranked outside of the top 100 in the junior rankings. All five of his wins at the event came in four sets.  Tsitsipas ultimately rebounded beginning in October. He recovered quickly to defend his title at the Open 13 tournament, winning his 5th ATP title, recording in the process 4 wins in a row without dropping a set, and defeating Félix Auger-Aliassime in the final. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Jérémy Chardy n'est pas très loin du Top 30.  He also made his Grand Slam debut later that year as a qualifier at the French Open, but lost to Ivo Karlović in his first match. During the tournament, he became the youngest player to record four top ten wins in a single event, defeating No.  He upset world No. Rusedski in particular has said that "[Tsitsipas] reminds me a little bit of Björn Borg. The Marseille champion arrived in Paris after narrowly missing out on winning the title in Vienna.  His favorite surface is grass and Wimbledon is his favorite tournament. ", Tsitsipas began taking lessons at Tennis Club Glyfada near Athens at the age of six, and has long since continued to train there. 1 Novak Djokovic.  The following week at the Estoril Open, he reached another semifinal. During the event, he upset hometown favorite and world No. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Paris) Le prodige grec âgé de 20 ans Stefanos Tsitsipas est entré lundi dans le top 5 mondial, au classement ATP, après avoir atteint la demi-finale du tournoi de Washington. 1 junior who had a career-high professional ranking inside the top 200 and represented the Soviet Union in Fed Cup.  He lost his last group match to Nadal. comparaison: Dominic Thiem vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas 15.11.2020 - Nitto ATP Finals - London Une façon est d’assister à autant de tournois que possible. 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", "Stefanos Tsitsipas has the elements of Bjorg, Murray and Federer, says Greg Rusedski", "Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas's unique travel hobby", "Γουίμπλεντον: Σήμερα ο αγώνας του Τσιτσιπά - Ποιο είναι το 19χρονο χρυσό αγόρι του τένις", Wimbledon (Open Era) boys' doubles champions, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stefanos_Tsitsipas&oldid=991303486, Grand Slam (tennis) champions in boys' doubles, ITF template using Wikidata property P8618, Articles containing potentially dated statements from December 2020, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 10:33.  One of his weaknesses is to overhit and make unforced errors while trying to hit winners.. He did not play in any high-level Grade A tournaments until the Abierto Juvenil Mexicano in November 2014, but was able to make it all the way to the final of his second career Grade A event at the Orange Bowl a month later. 8 Kevin Anderson.  At the end of the year, Tsitsipas was named the ATP Most Improved Player for his breakthrough season. SR=strike rate (events won/competed). 2 Rafael Nadal, only winning six games. and Zverev to advance to the knockout stages after two matches. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. After reaching the semifinals in Washington, he reached his second final of the season and first career Masters final at the Canadian Open. His performance in Dubai put him in the top 10 of the ATP rankings for the first time. 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Stéfanos Tsitsipás (grec moderne : Στέφανος Τσιτσιπάς), né le 12 août 1998 à Athènes, est un joueur de tennis grec, professionnel depuis 2015. He also reached a high enough ranking to be named an alternate for the Next Gen ATP Finals.  He ended the year as the No.  Stefanos has three younger siblings: two brothers Petros and Pavlos (Paul), and a sister Elisavet who is the youngest. 3 Roger Federer. His father is Greek and his mother is Russian. tennis tournoi que Stefanos Tsitsipas joue. Classement WTA. 6 at the ATP Rankings.  He then made two semifinals at the Shanghai Masters and the Swiss Indoors, losing to other top five players again in No. Résultats; Fiche d'identité; Palmarès Both of his parents are experienced tennis players, and his mother in particular was a world No. , Tsitsipas has expressed interest in promoting the sport of tennis in Greece, where he has said "tennis is not very popular. " Tsitsipas has also done well on hard courts, reaching a Masters final and an Australian Open semifinal. , Tsitsipas is regarded as having an all-court game.  After continuing his run against Roberto Bautista Agut, he easily lost to No. 4 Daniil Medvedev and No. " After his finals appearance at the 2018 Barcelona Open, he commented that his success was helping him achieve this goal. I hope to inspire more people to play tennis in Greece.  Tsitsipas's first breakthrough of the year came at the Barcelona Open during the clay court season, where he reached his first career ATP final without dropping a set.  Despite this, he reached a career-best ranking of No. Classement Mondial ATP. Stefanos Tsitsipas (22) is a tennis player from Greece who has a career-high singles ranking of No.  Tsitsipas closed out the early year hard court season with a career-best result in doubles, finishing runner-up to the Bryan brothers at the Miami Open with Wesley Koolhof.  He became the top-ranked junior in the world after winning his first Grade A title at the Trofeo Bonfiglio. Fed cup. After a current carried him away from the shore, his father noticed what had happened and helped save his life. 5, 2020: 5th ATP title, French Open semifinal, "The pronunciation by Stefanos Tsitsipas himself", "Stefanos Tsitsipas Balances His Greek and Russian Sides to Rise in Tennis", "The 19-year-old Greek tennis player who stands out", "Ο Στέφανος Τσιτσιπάς θα σε κάνει να παίξεις τένις", "Boy Meets World: Rising Star Tsitsipas Outlasts Donaldson In Fifth Set", "The night where Stefanos Tsitsipas' life changed", "Oι Στέφανος και Απόστολος Τσιτσιπάς στο", "Rain gives Tsitsipas an extra day of rest", "Roland-Garros. All of his siblings are also tennis players. Tennis. But to get there, he had to pull off a comeback unlike any other just to advance past the opening round. He also climbed to No. In the semifinals, Tsitsipas defeated Federer to setup a final against Thiem. Toutes les informations sur le tournoi de Roland-Garros, les joueurs, les tableaux, programme des matchs et résultats en direct. Tsitsipas swept his group and defeated Andrey Rublev to advance to the final against second seed Alex de Minaur. He entered the 2020 Australian Open seeded 6th in the mens bracket, but failed to repeat his success of 2019, losing in the 3rd round to Milos Raonic.  Overall, he qualified for a tour-best eight events during the season, including Wimbledon and the Shanghai Masters. Tsitsipas won his first ATP match in late 2017 and quickly ascended up the ATP rankings the following year. comparaison: Nick Kyrgios vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas 03.08.2019 - Citi Open - Washington " He also participated in other sports as a kid, including football and swimming. ", Tsitsipas studied at an English-language school in his youth. Le voilà 40e. Gilles Simon, qui a, lui aussi, progressé de deux places, est désormais 30e. He can speak English, Greek, and Russian. 16 13. 12 in the world to become the highest-ranked Greek player in history. Site officiel de Roland-Garros 2020.  Tsitsipas had his second big breakthrough of the year in the lead up to the US Open.  They finished in a three-way tie for first in their round-robin group, having won their ties against the United States and Switzerland after being upset in their opening tie against Great Britain. He has the competitive nature of Andy Murray, but he also has a calmness which reminds me of Roger Federer. , Former British No. . 1 players Greg Rusedski and Annabel Croft have both praised Tsitsipas's on-court demeanor in conjunction with his style of play.  In 2015, Tsitsipas also began training at the Patrick Mouratoglou Academy, splitting time between France and Greece during this period. He experimented with both one-handed and two-handed backhands in his youth, but chose to go with the former at around eight years old because both of his parents as well as his idol Roger Federer all use a one-handed backhand, and also because it felt more natural. Il sera affiché dès que le calendrier officiel sera disponible. , His favourite shot is his one-handed backhand, a rarity in modern tennis. • Le Grec Stefanos Tsitsipas, 22 ans, 5e joueur du monde, et l’Allemand Alexander Zverev, 23 ans, 7e mondial, se sont qualifiés pour les ATP Finals, le Masters de tennis, du 15 au 22 novembre à l’O2 Arena de Londres, a confirmé l’ATP lundi. At the 2020 US Open, he was seeded 4th in the men's bracket. He was eliminated from the 2020 season-ending event with a 1-2 record during the round-robin portion of the competition, having defeated Andrey Rublev, but losing to Dominic Thiem and Rafael Nadal. 15 in the world. Born into a tennis family where his mother was a professional on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour and his father was trained as a tennis coach, Tsitsipas was introduced to the sport at age three and began taking lessons at age six. 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At the European Open in Belgium the following week, Tsitsipas reached his first ATP semifinal as a qualifier. Stefanos Tsitsipas is a Greek professional tennis player. Paris (AFP) Le prodige grec âgé de 20 ans Stefanos Tsitsipas est entré lundi dans le top 5 mondial, au classement ATP, après avoir atteint la demi-finale du tournoi de Washington.  This success in Africa helped him crack the top 200 later that October. Ce n’est pas la même chose dans les autres tournois. , Tsitsipas is a former world No. Il est actuellement 6ème du Classement Technique ATP. Ses dernières victoires sont le tournoi de Marseille 2020 et le tournoi d'ATP World Tour Finals 2019. Stefanos Tsitsipas a atteint en 2014 et 2015 la finale du tournoi Junior de l'Orange Bowl, disputé à Miami.  He played the next Grand Slam at Wimbledon seeded for first time at No. 6 Kevin Anderson in succession. ", "Denis Shapovalov Wins Wimbledon Boys Title; Liu and Arconada Take Girls Doubles Championship", "Potapova and Yastremska Advance to Saturday's Girls Final at Wimbledon; De Minaur and Shapovalov Reach Boys Championship Match; Three US Girls in Doubles Semifinals", "Day Reaches US Open Girls Final Against Kuzmova; Auger-Aliassime and Kecmanovic to Play for Boys Championship; Hart and Shibahara Claim Girls Doubles Title", "ITF Junior Combined Year-End Rankings 2016", "Stefanos Tsitsipas – New tennis star from the land of ancient Greece", "Stefanos Tsitsipas: Teen trailblazer a French Open force?  His father has always served as his primary coach, and he formally studied tennis coaching at the University of Athens to help train his children. Since culminating his season with an exhibition title at the Next Gen ATP Finals, Tsitsipas has become a fixture in the top 10 of the ATP rankings and reached two Grand Slam semifinals at the 2019 Australian Open and the 2020 French Open.  He did not win any singles finals that year, but he did have another runner-up finish at the Orange Bowl, this time losing to Miomir Kecmanović in a third set tiebreak. With this result, Tsitsipas moved into the top 50 and became the second Greek to reach an ATP final after Nicky Kalogeropoulos in 1973. 2 Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively before finishing runner-up to No.  He finished the season at No. At the 2020 French Open, he was seeded 5th and reached the semifinal, defeating Grigor Dimitrov and Andrey Rublev along the way. , With their strong backgrounds in tennis, Tsitsipas's parents got their oldest son started on tennis at a very young age.  He took advantage of the seed and produced his best result at a major tournament at the time, a fourth round loss to No.  He is a supporter of Greek football club AEK Athens.