Stefanos Tsitsipas is about to commence his run in Rotterdam, where he has not won a single match so far. The Greek sensation lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the 1st round in 2017, he was defeated by Martin Klizan in the qualifications in 2018, and he crushed out in the 1st round at the hands of Damir Dzmhur in 2019.
During a press conference preceding the tournament, Stefanos commented: “It’s one of the best indoor tournaments. I’m going to try hard and change a few things to potentially have a breakthrough in Rotterdam. I’m always happy to be in Rotterdam, but I don’t think I’ve ever had a win here, three years in a row.”
Seeded no.2, Stefanos will have a tough competition in Rotterdam as there are many top players competing such as Medvedev, Monfils, Shapovalov, Auger Aliassime, Fognini, Rublev, and Goffin to name a few. Probably Daniil Medvedev will be the biggest hurdle for Stefanos that has a 1-5 win-loss record against the Russian.
Stefanos Tsitsipas’s ranking and performance in 2020
At the moment ranked no.6, Stefanos played his last match on the 24th of January when he capitulated to Milos Raonic 7-5 6-4 7-62 in the 3rd round of the Australian Open.
Daniil Medvedev’s ranking and performance in 2020
Currently ranked no.5, Daniil played his last match on the 27th of January when he had to surrender to Stan Wawrinka 6-2 2-6 4-6 7-62 6-2 in the 4th round of the Australian Open.
Daniil Medvedev’s most significant result of the present year was reaching the semi-finals in in ATP Cup.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev played each other 6 times. The head to head is 5-1 for Medvedev.
The last time that they competed against each other, Daniil Medvedev won 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the quarter in Basel (Swiss Indoors Basel) in October 2018.
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