Top three facts about tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas

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Best known for his composure and spectacular skills, Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitispas is celebrating his 25th birthday today.

To celebrate, we look at three interesting facts about him.

Early Life:

Born in Athens on August 12th, Stefanos was born into a tennis family, with his mother Julia Apostoli playing profession tennis and his father Apostolos training as a tennis coach. He was first introduced to tennis when he was three years old and as a junior ranked number one in the world.

Style of play:

Stefanos is very well known for his excellent forehand and stylish one-handed backhands. He is recognised by many as having a similar playing style to Roger Federer and his one court style is seen as amongst the best in the world.

Stefanos Tsitsipas. Photo: The New Yorker

Personal Life:

In a relationship with Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa since May 2023, Stefanos’s hobbies include vlogging, where he post videos of his travels on his YouTube channel.

Source: Sports Skeeda

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