Tsitsipas, De Minaur to clash in the Next Gen Final

Stefanos and Alex will face off for the title in Milan

Tsitsipas in the MIlan final

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alex De Minaur are the top seeds in Milan and the absolute stars of the competition as both players reached the final without losing a single match.


After a smooth run in the group stage when the Greek conceded just 1 set in 3 matches, the world no.15 had to work hard in the semifinal against the 2017 Next Gen runner-up Andrei Rublev. After exchanging the first 4 sets, Stefanos and Andrei ended up playing the decisive tiebreak.  Eventually, it was the Greek to find the solution to win the match 4-3 (3) 3-4 (5) 4-0 2-4 4-3 (2).

After the match, Stefanos commented

“You feel great after winning such matches because there has been a lot of effort. We have been hours on the court fighting, wanting that win. The one that gets it at the end, I think, is the happiest person on earth. I’m very satisfied.”

De Minaur

Alex had a very similar run to Stefanos’. After winning all matches t group stage level, he had to battle hard in the semifinal against Jamie Munar to win only in 5 sets 3-4 (5) 4-1 4-1 3-4 (4) 4-2.

The Final

Stefanos and Alex are going to play on Saturday at 9 pm. The head to head is 2-0 for the Greek that has recently defeated the Australian in October in the Tokyo 2nd round 6-3 5-7 6-1.

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H2H Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Alex De Minaur



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