Stefanos Tsitsipas kicks off Wimbledon campaign with a win


Victorious but stressful was the premiere of Stefanos Tsitsipas’ duties at Wimbledon.

The Greek tennis player and No. 11 in the world prevailed with a 3-0 set (7-6, 6-4, 7-5) against Taro Daniel (No. 84), in the first round of the famous grand slam.

The 26-year-old entered the match strongly, defended his serve and with a break in the fourth game took a 4-1 lead. However, Daniel took advantage of all Tsitsipas’ mistakes that followed and with his own 3-0 run tied the game at 4-4. The two tennis players went hand in hand until the tiebreak where ‘Tsitsifast’ was more focused, taking the first set 7-6.

In the second set, Tsitsipas was more effective, he broke in the third game and, holding his own serve, was the first to cut the finishing thread 6-4.

In the third set, everything was balanced until the 11th game, but at that point the experience of Tsitsipas spoke, who broke 7-5 and took the victory 3-0 after about two and a half hours.

In the second round, Tsitsipas will face the winner of the Rusuvuori – MacDonald match.





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