All You Need To Know About Greek Tennis Star Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Lesser-Known Girlfriend Theodora Petalas

Published 01/24/2023, 4:04 AM EST

Stefanos Tsitsipas is a well-known name in the tennis world. It isn’t surprising to anyone that the 24-year-old tennis player comes from a sports background. His father Apostolos Tsitsipas was a tennis coach and his mother Julia Apostoli was a professional tennis player back in the day. And while we are on the personal life of the Greek star, Tsitsipas also has a loving girlfriend outside the tennis world with whom he has been in a relationship for more than 3 years now. 

But who is his long-distance career-focused girlfriend, Theodora Petalas? 

Who is Stefanos Tsitsipas’ girlfriend, Theodora Petalas? 

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The world number 4 is currently dating Theodora Petalas, who was born in Greece just like her boyfriend, but she now resides in London. And the Greek star’s girlfriend is in her 20s, as she is working as a junior strategist for a branding and marketing agency, according to her LinkedIn profile. Not only that, but before joining as a junior strategist, she completed her education at NYU, and has also worked in the fashion industry as a sales intern for a London-based fashion house. 

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 24, 2022 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning his fourth round match against Taylor Fritz of the U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Tsitsipas is quite open about how he fell for Petalas. However, the tennis star travels to various countries for tournaments while his partner lives in London. The pair continue with their long-distance relationship, which is a challenge in itself.

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However, they take time out for each other, even with their busy schedules. Additionally, she doesn’t have an Instagram account of her own, and almost all the pictures on social media are uploaded by the tennis player himself. Tsitsipas took the whole world by storm when he made his relationship official with his girlfriend last year. 

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The Greek tennis player is fairly vocal about his love and they both make an adorable couple together. However, unlike other tennis stars on the ATP Tour, Tsitsipas’ girlfriend is rarely seen on the court, cheering for her boyfriend. Undoubtedly, fans will be eagerly waiting to see Petalas cheer for her boyfriend from the stands in the future.

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Pratishtha Prakash

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Pratishtha Prakash is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism from MIT ADT University, Pune. In the past, she has interned at the sports desk of The Hitavada, a regional English daily newspaper.

Edited By: Tony Thomas

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