‘She Took Over…’ – Stefanos Tsitsipas Unmasks Recuperating Girlfriend Paula Badosa’s New Role in the Team With an Exhilarating Story

Published 10/30/2023, 4:35 PM EDT

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Stefanos Tsitsipas and Paula Badosa are one of the most adorable sporting couples in the world right now. With time, their bonding with each other has grown by leaps and bounds. While they had their first interaction in May, the pair started becoming close to each other and eventually, they began dating. Despite some rumors surfacing against them, they stayed together and are going strong. Recently, Tsitsipas credited his girlfriend for a big moment in his career.

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Earlier this month, the Greece star won his maiden doubles title of this season with his brother, Petros. The two have been playing together for quite some time now but tasted success only recently. Behind this success, there was a special person.

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The 25-year-old is in Paris where he’s participating at the Paris Masters. Before the tournament, he was involved in an interview where he credited his girlfriend Badosa for his doubles victory. The latter played coach to the two brothers as they practiced together.

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Talking about this, he said, “I invited Paula to the court because there’s one little story that not many people know. Paula was actually our first doubles coach, me and Petros. She took over in the US Open after I got eliminated in singles, left with no coach and Paula stepped in and took the role of the doubles coach.”

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Further, Tsitsipas went on to add, “So she was helping both Petros and me to perfect our doubles strategy and team spirit. She is the first person that dedicated 4 hours a day, working with us and making sure we are in our best possible shape and when I saw her in the stands, I said, ‘you have to come in because you made this happen.'”

Badosa has been a massive support for Tsitsipas as he grinds it out to become the best. She was present with a special member to cheer him on in Austria.

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Badosa was seated beside Tsitsipas’ mother

At the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria, Tsitsipas was up against Daniil Medvedev in the semifinals of the tournament. It was always going to be a tough encounter for the Greek star against a consistent Medvedev.

To cheer Tsitsipas up, Badosa was seated in the stands. Accompanying her was Tsitsipas’ mother, who made a special appearance in his box. The two were vocal in their support but could not prevent Medvedev as the Russian star defeated Tsitsipas in straight sets.

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With both Tsitsipas and Medvedev in the same half at Paris Masters, they potentially might cross paths at the same stage. It’ll be interesting to see who prevails if they go up against each other in Paris.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a die hard fan of tennis and is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude. Vatsal has completed an Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management.
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