Stefanos Tsitsipas He revealed that he was proud of the way he dealt with his feelings in a ‘stressful’ semi-final match in Roland Garros The Friday that witnessed the defeat of Greece Alexander Zverev To reach his first Grand Slam final.
“It means a lot. It was a tough match. It was a match full of emotions, filled with so many different stages that I went through. So, in the end, it was a huge relief because I was able to close it in a good way. Tsitsipas admitted.” All of those things and putting it together, kind of compromise some other stuff. I was able to turn the match over and close it when I had to. I am proud of myself.”
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Tsitsipas had led by two sets before Zverev equalized to force the break. This led to the Greek reaching the semi-finals twice in Australian Open (2019, 2021), he put the focus back on again, saving three break points from 0/40 at the start of the fifth. Tsitsipas believes this was a defining moment in the engagement.
“I was trying to be on good terms with myself and to be brave and move on for something good to happen. I knew I wasn’t finished at that point, I had more to give. I was playing better. All I had to do was focus,” Tsitsipas said. On”.
“I am a person who fights. I wasn’t ready to give up yet. I think I did a few things that worked in my best interest. I was still alive. I was still able to get back into the match. It was a breath of fresh air, that first match. I felt so rejuvenated.” Tsitsipas admitted.
The 22-year-old has scored a leading 39 win this year and is excited to be in Sunday’s final at a tournament which means a lot to him.
Tsitsipas said:Roland Garros It was a historic tournament. It was an event I had watched since I was little. It was my coach’s favorite tournament. I grew up with him. It’s a tournament we always watch, always watch. I was mostly emotional because I put myself in this situation. I was kind of emotional about him. He’s back in Greece now, in Athens. I’m sure he’s very proud of me so far.
“I am looking forward to leaving my entire body on the court in the final. It is time to show that I can play Nadal or Djokovic, who has also done well a few times here. I am looking to make my game a bit of a challenge for myself to step it up.”