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 seven ATP singles titles.
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: 172–84 (67.2% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Singles Career titles: 7
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.