Stefanos Tsitsipas is a professional Greek tennis player with 5 ATP titles under his belt. Successful performances in 2017 helped him climb to the 3rd position in the ATP ranking, which is his best result.
12 August 1998
1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Stefanos Tsitsipas was born on August 12, 1998 in Athens, Greece. The athlete’s father – Apostolos – tennis coach, his mother – Yulia Salnikova – Soviet and Greek tennis player. The athlete’s grandfather is Sergei Salnikov – a Soviet soccer player and coach. The player has brothers Petros and Pavlos, as well as sister Elizavet – all of them are also involved in tennis.
Stefanos now lives in Nicosia in Cyprus. The tennis player began his professional career in 2016, debuting at the core of ATP competitions the same season, entering the Top 200 and being the highest ranked junior in the world.
Tsitsipas speaks three languages-Greek, Russian and English. His favourite stroke is on the forehand, his favourite surface is grass, his favourite tournament is Wimbledon. He Names Roger Federer as his childhood idol. In his free time likes to play table tennis and video games, as well as take up photography and swimming.