Stefanos Tsitsipas, new number in the ATP ranking at 25 years old, continues to overcome obstacles in this edition of Roland Garros. After dropping a set in the second round of the tournament against the German Daniel Altmaier, The Greek has returned to his old ways today with Matteo Arnaldi.

Tsitsipas, finalist in 2021, He had to come back from a set and three second set balls before closing a favorable score of 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-2 and 6-2.

Arnaldi, after defending the first two sets, he physically collapsed afterwards. The match was played at the Suzanne Lenglen, the court that Stefanos has stepped on the most times in 2024.

In fact, has not premiered at the Philippe Chatrier, the Bois de Boulogne center where he will compete in the quarterfinals with Carlos Alcaraz, Felix Auger-Aliassime’s executioner. To find the last time he jumped into the sand on the main court of the Open, you have to go back to the 2023 quarterfinals, precisely with Alcaraz.

Doubles and mixed

Tsitsipas is the only tennis player who appears registered in all three modalities of the competition: singles, doubles and mixed. In the last two specialties he is more for a personal issue than a sporting one. because his companions are his brother Petros Tsitsipas and his partner, the Spanish Paula Badosa. In the doubles he is scheduled to make his debut this Sunday and tomorrow it will be the turn of the mixed.

Source link