Stefanos Tsitsipas is a Greek professional tennis player who achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 5 on August 5, 2019, making him the highest-ranked Greek player in history. He was the champion at the 2019 ATP Finals, becoming the youngest winner of the year-end championships in eighteen years. Turning professional in 2016, Tsitsipas has won five singles titles and reached ten finals on the ATP Tour.
Born on August 12, 1998 in Athens, Greece, his mother, Julia Apostoli, was a professional on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tour and his father, Apostolos Tsitsipas, was trained as a tennis coach. He has three younger siblings: two brothers named Petros and Pavlos (Paul), and a sister named Elisavet. All of his siblings are also tennis players.
Stefanos Tsitsipas Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 12 August 1998
Birth Place: Athens, Greece
Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Birth Name: Stefanos Tsitsipas
Nicknames: Stef, Jesus Christ of Tennis, Steini
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Tennis player
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Stefanos Tsitsipas Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 187.4 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 85 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 4″
Height in Meters: 1.93 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: N/A
Stefanos Tsitsipas Family Details:
Father: Apostolos Tsitsipas (Tennis coach)
Mother: Julia Apostoli (Former professional on the Women’s Tennis Association)
Siblings: Petros Tsitsipas (Younger Brother) (Tennis Player), Elisavet Tsitsipa (Younger Sister) (Tennis Player), Pavlos Tsitsipas (Younger Brother) (Tennis Player)
Others: Sergei Sergeyevich Salnikov (Maternal Grandfather) (Former Soccer Manager, Former Professional Soccer Player, Gold Medal Winner at the 1956 Summer Olympics for the former Soviet Union)
Stefanos Tsitsipas Education:
He attended an English-language school.
Year Turned Pro: 2016
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 5 (5 August 2019)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 68 (19 August 2019)
Singles Career record: 133–76 (63.6% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Singles Career titles: 5
Doubles Career record: 10–27 (27.0% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Doubles Career titles: 0
Coach (s): Apostolos Tsitsipas, Patrick Mouratoglou (2018–)
Stefanos Tsitsipas Facts:
*He was born on August 12, 1998 in Athens, Greece, into a tennis family.
*He is of Greek descent on his father’s side and Russian descent on his mother’s side.
*He was introduced to the sport at age three and began taking lessons at age six.
*As a junior, he was ranked No. 1 in the world.
*He turned professional in 2016.
*He is the youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals.
*He won his first ATP match in late 2017.
*He is fluent in both Greek and Russian.
*Visit his official website: www.stsitsipas.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.