Stefanos Tsitsipas wins first ATP title in Sweden

21 October 2018
201 Views

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas has claimed his first ATP title after defatting Ernests Gulbis in the Stockholm final in straight sets (6-4, 6-4).

The rising star had lost the two previous finals he had qualified for this year but there was nothing stopping him on Sunday, Tsitsipas sealing the title in 81 minutes.
A tight opening set saw both men serve superbly with breakpoints at a premium. Gulbis missed his in the first game, but Tsitsipas made no mistake when his opportunity came at 5-4.
The second followed a similar trend with neither man able to fashion an opening in the first nine games.
Finally, there was a chink of light for Tsitsipas, though, as Gulbis was broken to love to leave his 20-year-old opponent celebrating a first tournament title.

You may be interested

Eurostat: Greek debt reaches 181,1% of GDP in 2018
FINANCE
shares42 views
FINANCE
shares42 views

Eurostat: Greek debt reaches 181,1% of GDP in 2018

makis - Apr 25, 2019

According to data released Tuesday by Eurostat, Greece’s public debt rose in 2018 to 334.57 billion euros from 317.48 billion…

A 4.1 earthquake hits Dimitsana
GREECE
shares38 views
GREECE
shares38 views

A 4.1 earthquake hits Dimitsana

makis - Apr 25, 2019

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake on the Richter scale shook the city of Dimitsana, Arcadia, according to the Athens Geodynamic Institute.…

The 5 most beautiful places to walk in Athens
GREECE
shares513 views
GREECE
shares513 views

The 5 most beautiful places to walk in Athens

Panos - Apr 25, 2019

Sometimes, our daily routine prevents us from understanding and admiring the beauty that surrounds us. Stressful jobs, work or family…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.