“Nothing To Worry About”: Stefanos Tsitsipas Fends Off Injury Concerns Ahead of US Open 2021 Swing

Published 08/01/2021, 9:30 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 1 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece reacts during his first round match against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany REUTERS/Edgar Su


Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas has become quite a common name heard on Tour. He was recently seen at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. However, he was unable to go deep into the event a emerged without any medals. He was part of the singles as well as mixed doubles categories. 

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Unfortunately, during the mixed doubles match, Stefanos Tsitsipas suffered from an injury to his right leg. However, he gave a recent update and stated that he is feeling well. He also thanked fans for their good wishes and is eager to come back on Tour. 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 3 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 28, 2021. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece sustains an injury during his third round match against Ugo Humbert of France REUTERS/Edgar Su

The 2021 French Open finalist stated, “Hi everyone, many of you have been concerned about my injury a few days ago. I just want to let you know that I’m feeling good, feeling comfortable which is important. Nothing to worry about and thank you again for your support, for the kind and warm messages for showing so much appreciation and love.”

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Stefanos Tsitsipas has had a steady season

Reflecting on his current season, Stefanos began his journey in Australia and came as far as the semifinal. During the tournament, he played one of the best matches of the season, beating Rafael Nadal in five sets. He was down two sets and came back to win the next three sets. 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 1 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in action during his first round match against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany REUTERS/Edgar Su

After that, he had a successful clay season. He won his first ATP Masters 1000 title in Monte Carlo. He was the finalist against Rafa in Barcelona. Soon after, he came to the French Open final, which was his first Grand Slam final appearance. Later on, he lost in the opening round at the Wimbledon Championships. 

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Now that he has given a clearance of his injury, we hope to see him back on the hard courts and prepare himself for the US Open Series.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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