Stefanos Tsitsipas is the youngest player ranked in the top 10 in the ATP rankings. The Greek is known for his aggressive baseline play with powerful groundstrokes. His signature shot is his single-handed backhand, which is rare to see in the modern era of tennis.
Tsitsipas’ highest ATP ranking is the fifth spot, which he achieved in August 2019 and he is currently ranked the same in the ATP rankings.
Tsitsipas was coached by his father, Apostolos Tsitsipas, in his early days. However, in 2018, the Greek appointed Serena Williams‘ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, as his coach.
Tennis has been in his blood as his mother, Julia Apostoli is a former WTA player and his father was trained as a tennis coach. His father is Greek and his mother is Russian.
The biggest achievement of Tsitsipas’ career came at the 2019 ATP Finals as he won the tournament. He had previously also won the 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals.
Stefanos Tsitsipas’s best Grand Slam performance came at the Australian Open 2019, reaching the semifinals before losing to Rafael Nadal. In his course to the semifinals in Melbourne, he stunned Roger Federer in four sets in the fourth round.
He also reached the semi-final of the 2020 French Open, where he lost to Novak Djokovic in an epic five-set semi-final contest.
Tsitsipas became the youngest player to record four top ten wins in a single event at the Canadian Open 2018 as he reached the finals of the tournament. He has won five ATP singles titles and reached nine finals.
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Tsitsipas’ career prize-money so far comes up to $12,532,057.
He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Global sports equipment company Wilson sponsors Stefanos Tsitsipas’ racquets. The Greek has been wearing Adidas apparel and footwear since 2015. Prior to this, Tsitsipas was associated with Lotto for a long time.
At the end of 2018, he also joined hands with the global luxury watch brand, Rolex. He is also associated with the top deodorant brand, Rexona.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Tsitsipas launched an online auction, the proceeds of which were used to contribute to the Player Relief Programme.
Ahead of the 2020 Australian Open, Tsitsipas combined with other top players in the Rally for Relief to raise funds for those affected by the bushfires in Australia.
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Coach||Apostolos Tsitsipas, Patrick Mouratoglou|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Marital status||Not Married|
|Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Endorsements||Adidas, Wilson, Rolex, Rexona|