Stefanos Tsitsipas had a fantastic season not only because of his trophies and his latest triumph at the ATP Finals in London but also for the fact that he managed to defeat all the top 10 players in 2019.
The Greek sensation commenced the year on a very high note after beating Roger Federer at the Australian Open before reaching the semifinal. Later he started to record wins after wins with his confidence growing more and more during the season.
After beating Thiem and Medvedev in the ATP Finals, Stefanos added the last 2 scalps to his unique collection. In fact, he can now claim to have defeated all the top10 players during this season.
Many pointed to the fact that Stefanos surprised after beating Federer, Djokovic, and Nadal in the same year, but beating all the top10 players brings this concept at an all-new level.
1. Nadal in Madrid SF
2. Djokovic in Shanghai QF
3. Federer in AusOpen R4 and ATP Finals SF
4. Thiem in ATP Finals Final
5. Medvedev in ATP Finals RR
7. Zverev in Madrid QF, Beijing SF, ATP Finals RR
8. Berrettini in AusOpen R1
9. Bautista in AusOpen QF
10. Monfils in Dubai SF https://t.co/OKRCJn4OBJ
— José Morgado (@josemorgado) November 18, 2019
Stefanos Tsitsipas’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.6, Tsitsipas played his last match on the 17th of November when he defeated Dominic Thiem 6-76 6-2 7-64 in the final in London to win his 4th career title.
This year the Greek has a 53-25 win-loss record. The Greek conquered 3 titles in 2019 in Marseille, in Estoril and in London. The Greek was the finalist in Dubai, in Madrid and in Beijing.
Novak Djokovic’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.2, Novak played his last match on the 14th of November when he was defeated by Roger Federer 6-4 6-3 in the R in London.
This year Novak has a 54-11 win-loss record. Djokovic clinched 5 titles in 2019 at the Australian Open, in Madrid, in Wimbledon, in Tokyo and in Paris. Novak was the finalist in Rome.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Novak Djokovic played each other 4 times. The head to head is 2-2.
The last time that they competed against each other, Novak Djokovic won 6-1 6-2 in the quarter in Paris on the 01st November 2019.
Here the highlights.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Novak Djokovic
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