Stefanos Tsitsipas Makes Greek Tennis History Winning First ATP Title (video)



Tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas made Greek history becoming on Sunday the first ever Greek to win an Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) title.

The 20-year-old produced an extraordinary performance to beat Latvian Ernests Gulbis in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to win the Stockholm Open.

It was a clinical display by Tsitsipas who converted the two break points that came his way while offering precious little chance for Gulbis to threaten.

On Saturday the third-seeded Tsitsipas won the first of the semifinals, beating Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-2.

Tsitsipas is the youngest player ranked in the top 20 by the ATP and has a career-high ranking of No. 15 in the world.

He has reached three ATP finals in 2018, including at the Canadian Open where he became the youngest player to defeat four top ten opponents in a single tournament.

His first final at the Barcelona Open helped him garner national attention in his native Greece.