Stefanos Tsitsipas - updates

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Tsitsipas serves up birthday prank on Kyrgios

Apr 28, 2020 - 11:23 AM

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas cooks up a brutal 25th birthday surprise for Nick Kyrgios

SURPRISE! Stefanos Tsitsipas greets Nick Kyrgios a happy birthday via phone calls from fans. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Stefanos Tsitsipas serves Filipinos all love

Mar 13, 2020 - 5:39 PM

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas gets a warm welcome from Filipinos during his Manila visit

FILIPINO LOVE. Stefanos Tsitsipas enjoys his visit to the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Stone age Wi-Fi? Tsitsipas still 'really likes' the Philippines

Mar 08, 2020 - 8:54 AM

'I really like it here, I won't lie,' says world tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas despite struggling with the country's Wi-Fi

COMING BACK. Stefanos Tsitsipas hopes to come back to the Philippines for vacation. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Stefanos Tsitsipas leads Greece to Davis Cup triumph vs Philippines

Mar 07, 2020 - 4:27 PM

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas powers Greece to a long-awaited Davis Cup World Group II promotion

TIE VICTORY. World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas plays his 2nd match in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Unreal': AJ Lim happy to play against Stefanos Tsitsipas

Mar 06, 2020 - 8:36 PM

'He was just unreal. He's obviously really good, he's No. 6 in the world,' says AJ Lim about facing Stefanos Tsitsipas

HONOR. AJ Lim feels honored to have played against Stefanos Tsitsipas again. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dominance: Stefanos Tsitsipas routs AJ Lim for Greece Davis Cup lead

Mar 06, 2020 - 1:12 PM

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas leads Greece to its first win in the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs tie

DOMINANT. Stefanos Tsitsipas breezes past Filipino AJ Lim in the Davis Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Who is tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas?

Mar 05, 2020 - 6:25 PM

World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas swings by Manila for the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs

BREAKTHROUGH. Stefanos Tsitsipas ousts Roger Federer in the 2019 Australian Open tournament. Photo from Australian Open Twitter

PH banks on home edge over Tsitsipas-led Greece in Davis Cup

Mar 04, 2020 - 5:52 PM

'We know they are tough especially with a world class player like Stefanos Tsitsipas,' says SEA Games gold medalist Francis Alcantara

SURPRISE. Francis Casey Alcantara hopes to sustain the momentum from his golden finish in the 2019 SEA Games as he gears up for the Philippines' upset bid against Greece. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

World No. 6 Tsitsipas ready to clash with PH in Davis Cup

Mar 03, 2020 - 3:45 PM

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas looks to deliver a world-class performance in Manila

READY. Stefanos Tsitsipas leads the Greece team in the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs. File photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

World No. 6 Tsitsipas to clash with Pinoys in Davis Cup

Feb 26, 2020 - 7:17 PM

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Greece will face the Philippines in the World Group II Davis Cup in Manila

WORLD STAR. 21-year-old Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas plays the Philippines in the Davis Cup leg in Manila. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Tsitsipas whips Zverev as top names crash at ATP Cup

Jan 05, 2020 - 10:48 PM

Stefanos Tsitsipas, who won the 2019 season-ending ATP Finals, shows he is in a different league against Alexander Zverev

RED-HOT. Stefano Tsitsipas carries the momentum he gained from last season to the ATP Cup. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Greek star Tsitsipas ready for the top

Jan 02, 2020 - 8:41 PM

'I'm going to keep trying to do my best because I feel like I can surpass them, I can be better,' says Stefanos Tsitsipas, the youngest player to record wins over the Big Three of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas    Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Sleepless Tsitsipas targets top 3 breakthrough

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:22 PM

Stefano Tsitsipas says he needs to surpass one of tennis' 'Big Three' in Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer

COMING FOR THE BIG NAMES. Stefano Tsitsipas is currently ranked No. 6 in the world. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Tsitsipas aims for 1st Grand Slam title after ATP finals triumph

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:46 AM

'I believe I'm really close to being crowned a Grand Slam champion,' says Stefanos Tsitsipas

NEW ERA? Stefanos Tsitsipas believes that a new generation of tennis players can conquer the Grand Slams. Photo from ATP Tour Twitter

Nadal rampant at U.S. Open as Thiem, Tsitsipas lead exodus

Aug 28, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Rafael Nadal kicks off his US Open 2019 campaign with a clinical victory as 4 players in the world's top 10 drop out in the first round

EASY START. Rafael Nadal makes quick work of Australian John Millman. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Murray moves nearer return as Tsitsipas inches into top 5

Aug 03, 2019 - 2:05 PM

'Physically, I'm so much better now. To be competing again and pain-free is brilliant,' says former world No. 1 Andy Murray

BACK SOON. After fearing that his operation could force him into retirement, Andy Murray is back practicing singles. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP)

Osaka, Zverev, Tsitsipas crash on Wimbledon 'Black Monday'

Jul 02, 2019 - 12:03 PM

'Can we stop now? I think I am going to cry,' says Naomi Osaka after her 1st round exit

EARLY EXIT. Naomi Osaka joins Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas in getting booted out of the 2019 Wimbledon. Photo from Wimbledon Instagram

'Not easy to dominate' – Federer feels for younger generation

Jun 24, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Roger Federer insists that the success of younger players such as Stefanos Tsitsipas, Borna Coric, and Karen Khachanov should not be overlooked

SWISS LEGEND. Roger Federer captures his 102nd career singles title. Photo from ATP Tour's Twitter account (@ATP_Tour)

World No. 1 Osaka's Paris dream shattered by Siniakova

Jun 02, 2019 - 8:19 AM

Naomi Osaka crashes out of Roland Garros as Novak Djokovic cruises into the fourth round

OUSTED. Naomi Osaka’s hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam comes to an end. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Nadal powers on in Paris, Tsitsipas battles through

May 30, 2019 - 12:06 AM

Rafael Nadal dispatches German qualifier Yannick Maden to up his Roland Garros win-loss record to an incredible 88-2

CRUISING. Everything continues to go as planned for Rafael Nadal as the clay king advances to the last 32. Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Federer refutes Tsitsipas preferential treatment claim

Apr 01, 2019 - 5:52 PM

Stefanos Tsitsipas says that more experienced players like Roger Federer receive preferential treatment from officials

VETERAN. Roger Federer says umpires might interact differently with players they are more familiar with. Photo from ATP Tour's Twitter account (@ATP_Tour)

'Still far away': Relaxed Federer one win from 100th title

Mar 02, 2019 - 10:46 AM

Roger Federer vies to become just the second man to win 100 career titles after Jimmy Connors

CLOSING IN. Another young standount stands in the way of Roger Federer’s record bid. Photo by William West/AFP

Ruthless Nadal routs Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

Jan 24, 2019 - 7:02 PM

Rafael Nadal advances to the final to face either world No. 1 Novak Djokovic or Lucas Pouile

Spain's Rafael Nadal (right) embraces Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas as he celebrates his semifinal victory. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Awesome Nadal faces Tiafoe test as Tsitsipas eyes semifinal

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:18 PM

The Spanish great says he would be on his guard against the 21-year-old American, a man he had never played

CHASING HISTORY. Rafael Nadal looks to become the first player in the Open Era to win all 4 Grand Slams at least twice. File photo by Eric Feferberg/AFP

Defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Stefanos Tsitsipas shocks Roger Federer to become the first Greek to reach the quarterfinals of a Slam

KNOCKED OUT. Roger Federer fails to repeat his bid for a third straight Australian Open title as he exits the tournament in the last 16. Photo from Australian Open Twitter

Rafael Nadal romps to 11th Barcelona title

Apr 30, 2018 - 7:13 AM

The world number one claims his 77th overall crown and hikes his career clay-court match record to 401 wins

UNSTOPPABLE. Spain's Rafael Nadal only needed 77 minutes to claim victory. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP