Compliments of the Season! Stefanos Tsitsipas Sends Special Message to Ons Jabeur In Fun-Filled Video

Published 08/18/2021, 11:45 PM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 17, 2021 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrating winning his quarter final match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal REUTERS/Jaimi Joy


An eventful tennis season continues, as the action shifts to Cincinnati at the Western and Southern Open. Top athletes grace the courts, promising enthralling battles, in a bid to attain the all-important glory. However, before they line up to put on a show, they take their entertainment off-court in a fun-filled video. Notably, newly crowned World No. 3, Stefanos Tsitsipas had a special compliment to pass on to his fellow tennis peer, Ons Jabeur.

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Courtesy of Stefanos’ brilliant campaign at the Rogers Cup, coming into the tournament, he was considered a favorite for the title. However, it wasn’t his tennis that made headlines this time around. In a recently released entertaining segment, both ATP and WTA stars were handing out compliments to their favorite players. In particular, the Greek international had something to say about Jabeur.

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“The best out there”- Stefanos Tsitsipas

Compliments of the season arrived earlier for some, as they sent out greetings to their fellow tennis players. Sending a message to Tunisian international, Ons Jabeur, Stefanos complimented the WTA star’s drop-shots.

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He said, “My compliment is to Ons Jabeur. I think her drop-shots are great, the best out there.”

Featuring in the same video was Jabeur herself, who sent out a compliment to another star too. Recording a message for J J Wolf, she said, “My compliment is for J J Wolf, I love his hair. Maybe one day I can have the same style, let’s see, you never know.” 

Clash of the titans

Both Stefanos and Jabeur have had eventful outings this season. Appearing in back-to-back tournaments, they prepare for Cincy tennis on the back of exuberant confidence. Tsitsipas, who beat Korda in straight sets, will be confident ahead of his R16 clash.

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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 2, 2021 Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur reacts during her third round match against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Jabeur, on the other end, has kicked off her campaign at Cincinnati in an enthralling fashion. With a thriller three-set encounter against Anett Kontaveit in the first round of the tournament, the Tunisian announced her arrival in style. However, it wasn’t until her clash with World No. 7, Iga Swiatek that she attained center stage attention.

The World No. 22 put on an emphatic display, dominating the game against Swiatek. She played with authority and ruled out any possibility of a comeback for the Polish International.

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Courtesy of her dominance, she won the game in straight sets, cruising into the next round of the tournament. Undoubtedly, as she turns one too many heads towards her, she is definitely one to look out for.

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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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