French Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas Beats Alexander Zverev In 5-Set Thriller To Reach Final | Tennis News


Stefanos Tsitsipas secured a place in the final of French Open 2021 on Friday.© Twitter




Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek player to reach a Grand Slam final on Friday when he defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev in a bruising five-setter at the French Open. Fifth-seeded Tsitsipas won 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 and will face either 13-time champion Rafael Nadal or world number one Novak Djokovic in the championship match. However, the 22-year-old will have his work cut out on Sunday — he is 2-7 against Nadal and 2-5 playing Djokovic.

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