Stefanos Tsitsipas Announces Launch of Trading Cards, Serena Williams’ Husband Responds

Published 08/07/2021, 4:12 AM EDT
Tennis – ATP 500 – Hamburg European Open – Am Rothenbaum, Hamburg, Germany – July 14, 2021 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning his round of 16 match against Germany’s Dominik Koepfer REUTERS/Cathrin Mueller


The last three months have been more than just entertaining for tennis fans, courtesy of the non-stop action from different tournaments. From clay court to grass to the all-important 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the games have continued in galore. Not just on-court, but even off-court, stars have been entertaining fans all across the globe. In reciprocation, they’ve been showered with love and admiration in one too many ways. However, Greek International, Stefanos Tsitsipas, wins the bragging rights on this topic, courtesy of his most recent feat.

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Undoubtedly, Stefanos Tsitsipas has been at the heart of the action, for all things tennis and more. He’s been making headlines with his racquet, quite literally, and bagging too many historic victories. Credit to these victories and an eventful season, Tsitsipas was just handed his dream accolade. As he shares his wholesome announcement unfiltered, fans stay in awe of the Greek’s moment of magic.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas achieved a “surreal” feat

The 22-year-old has had quite the season so far. From making it to the French Open finals to recording his first Olympic win, he has been at the heart of the action. Recognizing his short yet excitingly decorative career, Adidas handed him every tennis lover’s dream moment. After spending years fan-boying, collecting tennis cards of favorite athletes, Stefanos now announced the launch of his own trading cards.

Taking his uncontainable excitement to Instagram, the humble Greek expressed his appreciation for Adidas. He said, “Seeing myself on an official trading card is surreal! Don’t let anyone ever tell you your dreams are too big.

“Thank you Adidas and Adidas tennis for this and the support you’ve shown throughout my journey.” 

The moment left fans spellbound as they took to the comments to congratulate the youngster. Notably, one of the many wishes was that of Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian. Sublime yet heartfelt, he was every other fan, as he commented “Want!!!” on the Greek’s joyful share.

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Rafael Nadal’s agony, Tsitsipas’ glory

As the Citi Open 2021 kicked off exuberantly, tennis fans were guaranteed some enthralling battles. However, day three of the tournament will be most remembered by the Greek youngster. As Rafael Nadal bowed out of the tournament, his loss also saw him lose his prestigious World No. 3 spot.

Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France – April 18, 2021 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning the final match against Russia’s Andrey Rublev with the trophy REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Courtesy of the same, Stefanos edged past him, entering the World’s top 3, just at the age of 22. Ecstatic and overjoyed, Adidas outdid the celebrations, commemorating this remarkable feat in the best way possible. Undoubtedly, even as his journey continues and accolades come flowing his way, this will by far be the highlight of his career.

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Melroy Fernandes

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Melroy Joseph Fernandes is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. A Mass Media graduate, Melroy has been a content writer for the past 6 years, curating stories for several brands, starting from his own. At the age of 17, Melroy began his writing Journey with Team BIB, an event management company for everything Art and Entertainment.

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