Stefanos Tsitsipas (6th world ranking) He began his journey on the left foot in the ATP Finals 2023: on the first day of the Green Group, he was defeated by Jannik Sinner (4°), local tennis player, 6-4 and 6-4 in one hour and 27 minutes of play. In this way, he will be forced to achieve good results against Novak Djokovic (1°) y Holger Rune (10°)who finish forming the area.
After this meeting, Tsitsipas spoke at a press conference and told his feelings: “I would like to congratulate Jannik on a very good match, a great performance from start to finish. He showed a lot of strength, a very responsible game from the beginning of the game, from the first point“.
On the other hand, the 25-year-old Greek tennis player told details about his physical condition, given that there was uncertainty in the run-up to the tournament: “I am absolutely fine and ready to play this tournament. Turin is one of the most important events of the year for me. I am healthy and ready to compete“.
“I have two more games left. I hope for the best. I hope I can stay here until the last day. That’s the beauty of the ATP Finals: it’s not over until it’s really over. You can always come back. It allows for great competition and some good comebacks that we don’t really see in the sport because our circuit is based on knockout rounds, a single opportunity in each competition.“Stef expressed.
The next commitment Tsitsipas in this contest it will be against Runenothing more and nothing less, with which has a negative H2H: 2-0 in favor of Holger. “He’s been pretty good to me in some of the meetings and games we’ve had between us. I think he is a tough competitor and someone who fights very hard on the court. Whether he’s up or down, he won’t give up“said Stefanos.
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