“I Need to Push More”: Stefanos Tsitsipas Launches Inspiring Series for Tennis Fans

Published 02/10/2021, 2:22 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 16: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates victory after his semi-final singles match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during Day Seven of the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena on November 16, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)


World No.6 Stefanos Tsitsipas has a very charming character. He is often dubbed as the next Roger Federer and is part of the next-gen train.

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Obviously, the player himself loves tennis, and he also loves to travel. So showcasing his passion and the hard work he has done for his career, Tsitsipas has now launched his own original series.

Announcing the same on his Twitter handle, Tsitsipas expressed excitement about his new original series, ‘Dear Fans’. The series has now started streaming on the Tennis Channel.

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“Dear fans, I’m excited to share my life and passions with you on and off the court. So pack your bags and follow me in my new original series #DearFans streaming now on TennisChannel.com”

Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his first round match against France’s Gilles Simon. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Stefanos Tsitsipas is the producer of the web series

Tsitsipas is the main character in the series. In the trailer released by the Greek, he shows the hard work that goes into maintaining his career. Furthermore, in the series, he also travels across the world for tournaments and in turn explores new adventures.

“It’s not easy. There’s a lot of work that goes in every single day. I need to push more. You always have to change towards something greater. I love tennis and it gives me the opportunity to grow every single day.”

Apart from being the protagonist in the series, Tsitsipas is also the Executive Producer of the original series.

Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Australian Open 2021

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Tsitsipas has now cruised to the 2nd round of Australian Open 2021. He had a dominant first-round victory over former World No.6 Gilles Simon. And Tsitsipas spoke about his next opponent, Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis.

“This is going to be … I don’t know. I’ve known him for a long time, we’ve practised a lot of times, he’s a really nice guy but that won’t really matter on the court [more laughter]. I saw his match before, it seems like he’s in good shape. His game is there.”

In his short tennis career, Tsitsipas already has 5 ATP titles to his name. Moreover, he won the ATP Finals in 2019 and is a 2-time Grand Slam semifinalist, and there’s still a lot of celebration to be done as he progresses through his career.

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Bhavishya Mittal is a tennis author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Manipal University. A former sports editor for The Manipal Journal, Bhavishya has also worked for The New Indian Express. He has a keen eye for many sports but he is a particularly ardent follower of tennis, with a zest to create riveting articles on the ever-evolving sport.

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