Stefanos Tsitsipas achieved something special again on Friday after beating Novak Djokovic in the quarters in Shanghai. The Greek was elated with beating the world no.1 and to reach yet another ATP1000 semifinal. However, it was surprising to see that he didn’t know that he also qualified for the ATP Finals in London.
During the interview following his win over the Serbian, Tsitsipas was genuinely stunned for his achievement to say.
The semifinal vs. Medvedev.
Stefanos will face his nemesis Daniil Medvedev in the semifinal in Shanghai. The head to head is 4-0 for the Russian that is arguably the favorite to conquer the title. Still, Stefanos will try to pull another upset to finally conquer is maiden ATP1000.
Tsitsipas in Shanghai, ranking, and results in 2019
Ranked no.7, Tsitsipas has a 44-21 win-loss record in 2019. The Greek is now having a run in Shanghai where he toppled Felix Auger Aliassime 7-63 7-63, Hubert Hurkacz 7-5 3-6 7-65 and Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3.
Stefanos has won 2 titles in 2019 in Marseille and in Estoril. Tsitsipas was the finalist in Dubai, in Madrid and in Beijing.
Medvedev in Shanghai, ranking, and results in 2019
The Russian will take on Tsitsipas in the semifinal. The head to head is 4-0 for Medvedev.
The last time that they played, Medvedev won 6-2 1-6 6-4 in the 3rd round in Monte carlo in 18th April 2019.
Medvedev conquered 3 titles in 2019 in Sofia, in Cincinnati and in St. Petersburg. Daniil was the finalist in Brisbane, in Barcelona, in Washington, in Montreal and at the U.S. Open.
The Russian won 6 titles in his career: 3 on hard courts and 3 on indoor courts. (See the list of his titles)
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev played each other 4 times. The head to head is 4-0 for Medvedev.
The last time that they competed against each other, Daniil Medvedev won 6-2 1-6 6-4 in the 3rd round in Monte-Carlo in 18th April 2019.