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Tsitsipas Stefanos vs Alexander Zverev French Open 2021 live

Tsitsipas Stefanos  vs Alexander Zverev French Open 2021 live
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Updates: Zverev, Tsitsipas Battling In Fifth Set To Reach The Final … Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:00:00 +0100-Tsitsipas nets a forehand on the stretch. If the match quality was low before it is at its highest now. Both players digging up. And Zverev holds to keep his dreams …

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Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes Alexander Zverev comeback to win five set thriller and reach French Open final

June 11, 2021

5:38PM

Tsitsipas forehand is just wide, 0-15. What a point and it ends with a defensive backhand by Zverev going long, 15-15.

Zverev lob is just long, 30-15. Zverev unforced error, 40-15. Two more match points.

Tsitsipas ace. GAME. SET. MATCH. History made.

5:35PM

Zverev nets a sliced backhand, 15-15. Zverev forehand wide, 30-15. Zverev backhand long, two match points for Tsitsipas. 

Zverev saves the first. Then the second with a gutsy drop shot winner. Didn't see that coming.

Zverev nets a backhand, third match point. Zverev ace. Zverev forehand clips the net tape and flies wide, fourth match point. Huge Zverev first serve.

Tsitsipas nets a forehand on the stretch. If the match quality was low before it is at its highest now. Both players digging up.

And Zverev holds to keep his dreams alive for another game

5:24PM

Tsitspas has found the level he had in the first two sets and Zverev can't live with it at the moment.

The Greek races to 40-0. But Zverev unleashes a huge forehand down the line winner.

Tsitsipas eventually holds and is now a game away.

5:20PM

Zverev ace, 40-0. That's followed by a double fault. Then another ace.

5:16PM

Tsitsipas shanks a backhand, 15-30. Bad miss on the backhand from Zverev. He then puts a defensive slice long, 40-30.

5:13PM

Zverev double fault, 15-15. But he reacts well by hitting a lovely forehand winner down the line, 30-15. 

Zverev forehand flies long, break point. And he cracks as he dumps a backhand into the net. Early break for Tsitsipas.

5:08PM

Tsitsipas forehand winner, his 12th of the match, 15-0. Another makes it 40-0 and his finishes the game with an ace.

Very good from the Greek.

5:06PM

Zverev ace, 40-0. And he holds to 30.

5:01PM

Early trouble again for Tsitsipas as Zverev hits an overhead winner, 0-30. Tsitsipas double fault. He is falling apart.

Three break points. Tsitsipas saves the first. And the second. And third. Massive fightback. 

Tsitsipas chases down a Zverev drop half volley and finishes the point with a forehand winner. And he holds.

That could be a huge game.

4:52PM

Zverev backhand into the net, 0-15. Reflex drop shot winner by Zverev, 15-15. Tsitsipas forehand return goes long, 30-15. Brilliant from Zverev to produce a stunning lob, two set points.

Zverev shanks a forehand. But we are going the distance as Tsitsipas put another return long.

4:46PM

Problems for Tsitsipas as Zverev gets to 0-30 after a couple of errors. Bad miss by Zverev as he puts a forehand wide, 30-30.

Much needed forehand winner down the line by Tsitsipas, 40-30. And he holds with a cross court winner from the forehand side.

4:42PM

Tsitsipas is not offering much resistance on the Zverev serve. The German hasn't lost a point when he gets his first serve in. And he completes a third love game of the set.

4:40PM

Tsitsipas keeps himself in the set with another hold. Zverev didn't having much impact on the return as he seems focused on holding his own serve.

4:38PM

Tsitsipas looks in the mood to break and takes the game to 30-30. But Zverev holds on.

4:31PM

Zverev forehand winner, 40-15 but he goes long with another forehand to concede the game.

4:29PM

Zverev is rolling right now. He hits a goregous angled drop shot which Tsitispas doesn't move for and he holds to love as the Greek can't get the return back in play. 

Zverev is yet to drop a point on serve in this set.

4:25PM

Much needed service hold for Tsitsipas as he tries to weather this storm from Zverev.

4:22PM

A love hold for Zverev to consolidate. Tsitsipas has already hit six unforced errors in the set. He's gone AWOL mentally.

4:18PM

Tsitsipas is the looser player right now and Zverev clearly has the mometum as the Greek crumbles and loses his serve. 

4:13PM

An ace from Zverev to start the game. Huge slice of fortune for Zverev as he mis-hits an overhead and the balls just drops over, 30-0.

Zverev volley winner, three set points. Tsitsipas misses and we have a game on now. Into the fourth set we go.

4:06PM

Tsitsipas forehand is called out but the umpire checks the line and says the ball was in, 30-15. Zverev is furious claiming he had a play on the ball and the point should be replayed.

Tsitsipas keeps his composure to move ahead and hits an ace to complete the game.

4:01PM

Back to back backhand errors by Zverev. Very careless. Big point coming now. And a big first serve by Zverev.

And then an ace, back to 30-30. And Zverev seals the game with a forehand winner.

3:56PM

Tsitsipas volley winner to open the game. But he then puts a backhand wide. Back-to-back unforced errors by Zverev make it 40-15.

And a forehand winner to finish the game.

3:53PM

Chance for Tsitsipas but his forehand clips the top of the net and goes wide, 15-30. But Tsitsipas gives Zverev a tough volley to hit and the German duly makes the error. Break point.

Timely 221 lm/h first serve by Zverev. Deuce. Zverev backhand winner down the line. And he holds serve. Big hold.

3:46PM

Tsitsipas ace, 15-15. Drop volley winner by the Greek, 30-15. Zverev puts a backhand return long, 40-15.

And another ace to close out the game. Very effient. 

3:44PM

Good hold by Zverev to maintain his lead in the set.

3:38PM

Tsitsipas forehand wide, 30-30.  Then a volley wide, break point. And the momentum switches again as Tsitsipas puts a forehand wide. Very sloppy game.

3:34PM

Tsitsipas goes just long with a backhand down the line, 30-15. But he goes on the attack once again with the forehand and is rewarded, 30-30.

Zverev volley winner, 40-30. But he nets a forehand. Deuce. Zverev ends the streak with a blistering cross court backhand winner.

3:28PM

Seven games in a row now as Tsitsipas finishes off this service game with a forehand winner.

The Greek is full of confidence right now.

3:21PM

Zverev is looking very frazzled at the moment. And he hits a drive backhand volley wide to give Tsitsipas a set point.

Tsitsipas error, back to deuce. Second set point as Zverev nets a backhand. And it is six games in a row as Zverev puts a forehand long. The Greek is a set away from his first Grand Slam final.

3:16PM

Freak moment as Tsitsipas hits a first serve and loses hold of his racket. But Zverev can't get the return in court, 40-15.

And Tsitsipas holds again. He's a game away from a two set lead.

3:11PM

Stunning defence from Tsitsipas to keep himself in the rally and he puts away the volley, 0-30. 

Patience and aggression then a volley winner gives Tsitsipas two more break points. Zverev saves the first with an 88mp/h backhand winner down the line. 

A tense rally between the two men ends when Zverev's forehand clips the net and goes wide. Four games in a row now.

3:05PM

Another forehand mis-hit from Tsitsipas, 30-15. But he forces Zverev wide and gets the error, 40-15. Tsitsipas forehand wide, 40-30.  And we are back level.

3:01PM

Zverev gets to 30-0 but hits his fourth double fault and puts a backhand wide to make it 30-30. Zverev then gets unlucky with the net cord as his backhand clips it and flies wide. Break point Tsitsipas.

Tsitsipas unforced error, deuce. Zverev misses a forehand, second break point. He then misses a backhand and we are back on serve. What was I saying about the lack of quality?!

2:58PM

Tsitsipas's turn to get himself back into the set with a straight forward service game.

2:53PM

Exact same situation as the first set as Zverev holds serve to consolidate. The quality level isn't high at the moment with both players clearly nervous.

2:48PM

Tsitsipas shanks a forehand into the crowd, 15-15. Chance for Zverev now as he gets the better of a duel at the net.

Big forehand into the corner by Tsitsipas but Zverev responds with a big backhand to get his first break point of the match. And he does break when Tsitsipas puts a forehand long. Bad error.

2:43PM

Zverev can't afford to have another poor start and he moves to 30-0 with a drive forehand winner.

An ace makes it 40-0. And he holds with a volley winner.

2:39PM

Longest rally of the match ends with Tsitsipas netting a backhand, 30-30. 10 unforced errors each for both men. 

Set point Tsitsipas. But he goes wide with a forehand. Deuce. Another set point and this time he gets the set after 37 minutes as Zverev puts a backhand wide.

2:34PM

A third double fault by Zverev to make it 40-30. But he follows that up with a 218km/h first serve to hold.

Pressure on Tsitsipas to serve it out now.

2:29PM

Positive body language from Tsitisipas on each point he wins and as he holds to 30, the Greek is fist pumping to his support box.

2:25PM

When Zverev's serve is firing it is a formidable weapon. The German is starting to settle as he holds to love.

2:22PM

Zverev is being outclassed at the moment with Tsitsipas in total control of the match.

Tsitsipas holds to love easily.

2:20PM

Zverev gets himself into the match with a hold of serve to 30. 

2:14PM

It is not a break of serve unless you consolidate and Tsitsipas is pushed to 40-30 by Zverev. Tsitsipas is then given a 25 second time violation by the umpire.

But he holds to build a big lead.

2:09PM

Back-to-back double faults from Zverev, 15-30. Tsitsipas then gets his man on the run and draws the error. Two break points. 

The first is saved with an ace. But not the second as Zverev puts a forehand wide. Early break for Tsitispas.

2:05PM

Tsitsipas won the toss and opted to serve first. And he makes a fast start, getting to 30-0. 

But the Greek double faults to make it 30-30. Then a backhand long makes it deuce.

However he holds to start the match.

1:56PM

Tsitsipas and Zverev walk on to a warm reception for the crowd.

It's a blazing hot day in Paris.

1:50PM

Hello and welcome to men's semi-final day at the French Open.

It promises to be a dramatic day at Roland Garros and it all begins with Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Alexander Zverev.

Tsitsipas leads the head-to-head 5-2 but both have had strong performances on the clay this season.

Tennis fans have long waited for consistent performances from Tsitsipas and Zverev in the Slams and they are two wins away from a maiden major title.

And speaking ahead of the match, six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker believes the showdown will be a mental battle.

“Now it's a mental thing: Who will stay cooler? Who has the greater will? Tsitsipas can do everything quite well,” he said.

“I can't find any weaknesses, especially on clay – whether it's his serve, groundstrokes or fitness. And he feels comfortable on the big stage. I see the two of them fighting for the crown together with Medvedev over the next few years. So this is just the first of many more big matches between Tsitsipas and Zverev.

“For me, Zverev has the most power. When he hits, there's no stopping him. But he can only do that when he's relatively close to the baseline and plays a bit more offensively. That's the difference to all the others who are still in the tournament. But he has to do it.

“In the quarterfinal, he was a bit too passive in my opinion, he played too long rallies. If he acts a little more offensively, a little more risky, maybe he'll make a few more mistakes, but then he can beat any player in the world.

“I'm not a clairvoyant, but the top favorite for me remains Nadal, that hasn't changed. At some point, the successors have to come. Nadal can't rule Paris forever. I also see that Djokovic can win such a tournament, but Tsitsipas and Zverev are also almost on a par.

“For me, it's just a question of time.”

5:38PM

Tsitsipas forehand is just wide, 0-15. What a point and it ends with a defensive backhand by Zverev going long, 15-15.

Zverev lob is just long, 30-15. Zverev unforced error, 40-15. Two more match points.

Tsitsipas ace. GAME. SET. MATCH. History made.

5:35PM

Zverev nets a sliced backhand, 15-15. Zverev forehand wide, 30-15. Zverev backhand long, two match points for Tsitsipas. 

Zverev saves the first. Then the second with a gutsy drop shot winner. Didn't see that coming.

Zverev nets a backhand, third match point. Zverev ace. Zverev forehand clips the net tape and flies wide, fourth match point. Huge Zverev first serve.

Tsitsipas nets a forehand on the stretch. If the match quality was low before it is at its highest now. Both players digging up.

And Zverev holds to keep his dreams alive for another game

5:24PM

Tsitspas has found the level he had in the first two sets and Zverev can't live with it at the moment.

The Greek races to 40-0. But Zverev unleashes a huge forehand down the line winner.

Tsitsipas eventually holds and is now a game away.

5:20PM

Zverev ace, 40-0. That's followed by a double fault. Then another ace.

5:16PM

Tsitsipas shanks a backhand, 15-30. Bad miss on the backhand from Zverev. He then puts a defensive slice long, 40-30.

5:13PM

Zverev double fault, 15-15. But he reacts well by hitting a lovely forehand winner down the line, 30-15. 

Zverev forehand flies long, break point. And he cracks as he dumps a backhand into the net. Early break for Tsitsipas.

5:08PM

Tsitsipas forehand winner, his 12th of the match, 15-0. Another makes it 40-0 and his finishes the game with an ace.

Very good from the Greek.

5:06PM

Zverev ace, 40-0. And he holds to 30.

5:01PM

Early trouble again for Tsitsipas as Zverev hits an overhead winner, 0-30. Tsitsipas double fault. He is falling apart.

Three break points. Tsitsipas saves the first. And the second. And third. Massive fightback. 

Tsitsipas chases down a Zverev drop half volley and finishes the point with a forehand winner. And he holds.

That could be a huge game.

4:52PM

Zverev backhand into the net, 0-15. Reflex drop shot winner by Zverev, 15-15. Tsitsipas forehand return goes long, 30-15. Brilliant from Zverev to produce a stunning lob, two set points.

Zverev shanks a forehand. But we are going the distance as Tsitsipas put another return long.

4:46PM

Problems for Tsitsipas as Zverev gets to 0-30 after a couple of errors. Bad miss by Zverev as he puts a forehand wide, 30-30.

Much needed forehand winner down the line by Tsitsipas, 40-30. And he holds with a cross court winner from the forehand side.

4:42PM

Tsitsipas is not offering much resistance on the Zverev serve. The German hasn't lost a point when he gets his first serve in. And he completes a third love game of the set.

4:40PM

Tsitsipas keeps himself in the set with another hold. Zverev didn't having much impact on the return as he seems focused on holding his own serve.

4:38PM

Tsitsipas looks in the mood to break and takes the game to 30-30. But Zverev holds on.

4:31PM

Zverev forehand winner, 40-15 but he goes long with another forehand to concede the game.

4:29PM

Zverev is rolling right now. He hits a goregous angled drop shot which Tsitispas doesn't move for and he holds to love as the Greek can't get the return back in play. 

Zverev is yet to drop a point on serve in this set.

4:25PM

Much needed service hold for Tsitsipas as he tries to weather this storm from Zverev.

4:22PM

A love hold for Zverev to consolidate. Tsitsipas has already hit six unforced errors in the set. He's gone AWOL mentally.

4:18PM

Tsitsipas is the looser player right now and Zverev clearly has the mometum as the Greek crumbles and loses his serve. 

4:13PM

An ace from Zverev to start the game. Huge slice of fortune for Zverev as he mis-hits an overhead and the balls just drops over, 30-0.

Zverev volley winner, three set points. Tsitsipas misses and we have a game on now. Into the fourth set we go.

4:06PM

Tsitsipas forehand is called out but the umpire checks the line and says the ball was in, 30-15. Zverev is furious claiming he had a play on the ball and the point should be replayed.

Tsitsipas keeps his composure to move ahead and hits an ace to complete the game.

4:01PM

Back to back backhand errors by Zverev. Very careless. Big point coming now. And a big first serve by Zverev.

And then an ace, back to 30-30. And Zverev seals the game with a forehand winner.

3:56PM

Tsitsipas volley winner to open the game. But he then puts a backhand wide. Back-to-back unforced errors by Zverev make it 40-15.

And a forehand winner to finish the game.

3:53PM

Chance for Tsitsipas but his forehand clips the top of the net and goes wide, 15-30. But Tsitsipas gives Zverev a tough volley to hit and the German duly makes the error. Break point.

Timely 221 lm/h first serve by Zverev. Deuce. Zverev backhand winner down the line. And he holds serve. Big hold.

3:46PM

Tsitsipas ace, 15-15. Drop volley winner by the Greek, 30-15. Zverev puts a backhand return long, 40-15.

And another ace to close out the game. Very effient. 

3:44PM

Good hold by Zverev to maintain his lead in the set.

3:38PM

Tsitsipas forehand wide, 30-30.  Then a volley wide, break point. And the momentum switches again as Tsitsipas puts a forehand wide. Very sloppy game.

3:34PM

Tsitsipas goes just long with a backhand down the line, 30-15. But he goes on the attack once again with the forehand and is rewarded, 30-30.

Zverev volley winner, 40-30. But he nets a forehand. Deuce. Zverev ends the streak with a blistering cross court backhand winner.

3:28PM

Seven games in a row now as Tsitsipas finishes off this service game with a forehand winner.

The Greek is full of confidence right now.

3:21PM

Zverev is looking very frazzled at the moment. And he hits a drive backhand volley wide to give Tsitsipas a set point.

Tsitsipas error, back to deuce. Second set point as Zverev nets a backhand. And it is six games in a row as Zverev puts a forehand long. The Greek is a set away from his first Grand Slam final.

3:16PM

Freak moment as Tsitsipas hits a first serve and loses hold of his racket. But Zverev can't get the return in court, 40-15.

And Tsitsipas holds again. He's a game away from a two set lead.

3:11PM

Stunning defence from Tsitsipas to keep himself in the rally and he puts away the volley, 0-30. 

Patience and aggression then a volley winner gives Tsitsipas two more break points. Zverev saves the first with an 88mp/h backhand winner down the line. 

A tense rally between the two men ends when Zverev's forehand clips the net and goes wide. Four games in a row now.

3:05PM

Another forehand mis-hit from Tsitsipas, 30-15. But he forces Zverev wide and gets the error, 40-15. Tsitsipas forehand wide, 40-30.  And we are back level.

3:01PM

Zverev gets to 30-0 but hits his fourth double fault and puts a backhand wide to make it 30-30. Zverev then gets unlucky with the net cord as his backhand clips it and flies wide. Break point Tsitsipas.

Tsitsipas unforced error, deuce. Zverev misses a forehand, second break point. He then misses a backhand and we are back on serve. What was I saying about the lack of quality?!

2:58PM

Tsitsipas's turn to get himself back into the set with a straight forward service game.

2:53PM

Exact same situation as the first set as Zverev holds serve to consolidate. The quality level isn't high at the moment with both players clearly nervous.

2:48PM

Tsitsipas shanks a forehand into the crowd, 15-15. Chance for Zverev now as he gets the better of a duel at the net.

Big forehand into the corner by Tsitsipas but Zverev responds with a big backhand to get his first break point of the match. And he does break when Tsitsipas puts a forehand long. Bad error.

2:43PM

Zverev can't afford to have another poor start and he moves to 30-0 with a drive forehand winner.

An ace makes it 40-0. And he holds with a volley winner.

2:39PM

Longest rally of the match ends with Tsitsipas netting a backhand, 30-30. 10 unforced errors each for both men. 

Set point Tsitsipas. But he goes wide with a forehand. Deuce. Another set point and this time he gets the set after 37 minutes as Zverev puts a backhand wide.

2:34PM

A third double fault by Zverev to make it 40-30. But he follows that up with a 218km/h first serve to hold.

Pressure on Tsitsipas to serve it out now.

2:29PM

Positive body language from Tsitisipas on each point he wins and as he holds to 30, the Greek is fist pumping to his support box.

2:25PM

When Zverev's serve is firing it is a formidable weapon. The German is starting to settle as he holds to love.

2:22PM

Zverev is being outclassed at the moment with Tsitsipas in total control of the match.

Tsitsipas holds to love easily.

2:20PM

Zverev gets himself into the match with a hold of serve to 30. 

2:14PM

It is not a break of serve unless you consolidate and Tsitsipas is pushed to 40-30 by Zverev. Tsitsipas is then given a 25 second time violation by the umpire.

But he holds to build a big lead.

2:09PM

Back-to-back double faults from Zverev, 15-30. Tsitsipas then gets his man on the run and draws the error. Two break points. 

The first is saved with an ace. But not the second as Zverev puts a forehand wide. Early break for Tsitispas.

2:05PM

Tsitsipas won the toss and opted to serve first. And he makes a fast start, getting to 30-0. 

But the Greek double faults to make it 30-30. Then a backhand long makes it deuce.

However he holds to start the match.

1:56PM

Tsitsipas and Zverev walk on to a warm reception for the crowd.

It's a blazing hot day in Paris.

1:50PM

Hello and welcome to men's semi-final day at the French Open.

It promises to be a dramatic day at Roland Garros and it all begins with Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Alexander Zverev.

Tsitsipas leads the head-to-head 5-2 but both have had strong performances on the clay this season.

Tennis fans have long waited for consistent performances from Tsitsipas and Zverev in the Slams and they are two wins away from a maiden major title.

And speaking ahead of the match, six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker believes the showdown will be a mental battle.

“Now it's a mental thing: Who will stay cooler? Who has the greater will? Tsitsipas can do everything quite well,” he said.

“I can't find any weaknesses, especially on clay – whether it's his serve, groundstrokes or fitness. And he feels comfortable on the big stage. I see the two of them fighting for the crown together with Medvedev over the next few years. So this is just the first of many more big matches between Tsitsipas and Zverev.

“For me, Zverev has the most power. When he hits, there's no stopping him. But he can only do that when he's relatively close to the baseline and plays a bit more offensively. That's the difference to all the others who are still in the tournament. But he has to do it.

“In the quarterfinal, he was a bit too passive in my opinion, he played too long rallies. If he acts a little more offensively, a little more risky, maybe he'll make a few more mistakes, but then he can beat any player in the world.

“I'm not a clairvoyant, but the top favorite for me remains Nadal, that hasn't changed. At some point, the successors have to come. Nadal can't rule Paris forever. I also see that Djokovic can win such a tournament, but Tsitsipas and Zverev are also almost on a par.

“For me, it's just a question of time.”


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Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Alexander Zverev, French Open 2021: live … Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:00:00 +0100-ATPTour.com provides updates of the 2021 Roland Garros semi-final between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev.

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev in five sets at Roland Garros on Friday to reach his first Grand Slam final.

Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his first Grand Slam final on Friday at Roland Garros, after he withstood a comeback by Alexander Zverev from two-sets-to-love down to clinch a tense deciding set.

The fifth-seeded Greek needed five match points to complete a hard-fought 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 victory over sixth seed Zverev in three hours and 37 minutes. In breaking a three-match losing streak in major semi-finals, Tsitsipas improves his ATP Tour-leading match record to 39-8 this year. 

Having controlled the early exchanges and bounced back from 0-3 down in the second set with seven straight games, Tsitsipas let Zverev back into their eighth ATP Head2Head meeting. Zverev started to play his best tennis as he did when he beat Tsitsipas in the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC final in March, and won 20 of 24 service points in the fourth set. But costly errors, and moments of tension early in the decider, handed the momentum back to Tsitsipas.

Tsitsipas, who is now 6-4 in five-set matches, will now prepare to challenge World No. 1 World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, the 2016 champion, or 13-time titlist Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s final. Tsitsipas trails Djokovic 2-5 in their career series and is 2-7 lifetime against Nadal.

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Tsitsipas, contesting his fourth major semi-final, was aggressive right from the start, capitalising on a nervous start from Zverev to win the first three games in 11 minutes. Ultimately, a backhand error gave Tsitsipas the 38-minute opener. Would Zverev respond? Only once in their past seven meetings had a player lost the first set and gone on to clinch victory (Tsitsipas in the 2018 Toronto quarter-finals).

An early break in the second set transformed Zverev, who started to strike his groundstrokes cleanly and move Tsitsipas around Court Philippe-Chatrier. The crowd became engaged, but Tsitsipas soon began to dictate having been let back into the match when Zverev struck consecutive backhands wide at 1-3. Further errors cost Zverev as Tsitsipas, quick to move onto the short ball, won the next six games — and 25 of 37 points.

Having been in total control, Tsitsipas gave Zverev a lifeline in the third set, when the Greek hooked a forehand wide to lose serve in the third game. While Tsitsipas won 15 of 18 points at the net through three sets, Zverev was more than happy to attack and had luck on his side when he framed a smash over the net as he served for the set.

Zverev carried the momentum in a serve-dominated fourth set by continuing to adjust his positioning on return. Tsitsipas became riled and couldn’t get a look-in on Zverev’s serve. From 4-3, 0/30 in the third set to a 5-3 lead in the fourth set, Zverev won 22 of 24 service points.

Tsitsipas looked to be on the ropes at 0/40 in the first game of the decider, but held his nerve and clinched a 3-1 advantage on the back of Zverev errors. While Tsitsipas could not convert four match point on Zverev’s serve in a 10-minute game at 5-2, the Greek soon closed out the biggest win of his career in the next game.

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