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STEFANOS
TSITSIPAS

RANKING
#15
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AGE:
48
BIRTH:
01 Jan 1970
NATION:
Greece
POINTS:
2095

2013 - Stefanos had a chance to play in 4 consecutive Futures tournaments at home in Greece at the age of 15, winning one match to earn his first ATP point

2014 - 9 Futures tournaments and 5 wins overall, with 2 quarter-final results in Greece in November

2015 - Qualified for his first Challenger event in Burnie and winning his first match at that level in Mohammedia before falling to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo in 3 hours and 11 minutes. Stefanos reached his first Futures final in Heraklion and he lifted his first pro title at Cyprus F1 event to wrap up the season in the Top 600

2016 - Another very solid season that he combined with his last junior tournaments, finishing the year ranked 210th. Tsitsipas won Italy F6 Futures in April and another one at the same event a month later, edging Casper Ruud by 6-3 6-7 7-6. 2 weeks later he was defeated in other Futures final, collecting valuable points and moving through the rankings list. Since the last week of September, Stefanos rattled off 13 wins in 15 matches, winning Portugal F11 Futures and losing in the final of back-to-back Challengers in Mohammedia and Casablanca

2017 - Playing in his first full season on the pro circuit, Tsitsipas scored 4 ATP wins and cracked the Top 100, finishing the season as the second-youngest player in that group after Denis Shapovalov. He qualified for 8 ATP tournaments and earned his first win in Shanghai against Karen Khachanov. A week later, Stefanos passed qualifying round in Antwerp to reach the semi-final, beating world number 10 David Goffin in the quarters for his career-best win. He also made a Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros, with a first Wimbledon appearance as well, and his first Challenger crown came in Genova, without dropping a set. In his last event of the season, Stefanos played in the final of Brest, losing to Corentin Moutet

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