Stefanos Tsitsipas is number 3 in the live rankings and he has even the chance to end the season as the new world number 1 following Carlos Alcaraz’s injury. The Spanish sensation had to withdraw in the quarterfinals in Paris when he was facing Holger Rune because of an abdominal injury. The result is that Carlito has 6820 “live” points while Tsitsipas has 5350 points. If Stefanos wins the title in Paris, he will have 5990 points on Monday.
How many points are awarded at the ATP Finals?
The undefeated winner of the ATP Finals collects 1500 points. That means that if Stefanos wins Paris and the Finals, he has the chance to end the ear at the top of the rankings, especially if Carlito cannot play or perform well at the ATP Finals.
Here are the current live rankings.
Currently ranked no.5, Tsitsipas has managed to achieve a compiled 58-21 win-loss record in 2022. Stefanos is now having a run in Paris where he overcame the world no.27 Daniel Evans 6-3 6-4, the world no.64 Corentin Moutet 6-3 7-63 and the world no.31 Tommy Paul 6-2 6-4.
The Greek has won 2 titles in 2022 in Monte-Carlo and in Mallorca. The Greek was the runner-up in Rotterdam (ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament), in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia), in Cincinnati (Western & Southern Open), in Astana (Astana Open) and in Stockholm (Stockholm Open).
The Greek won 9 titles in his career: 4 on clay courts, 4 on indoor courts and 1 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)
Carlos Alcaraz in 2022
Ranked no.1, the Spaniard played his last match on the 4th of November when he had to retire when playing against world no.18 Holger Rune in the quarter and the scoreline was 6-3 6-6 .
Currently, during this year Carlos owns a composed 57-13 match record. Alcaraz clinched 5 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Miami, Barcelona, Madrid and U.S. Open. The Spaniard was the finalist in Hamburg and in Umag.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Carlos Alcaraz fought against each other 3 times. Their actual head to head record is 3-0 for Alcaraz. Previously, the last time they squared off, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-4 5-7 6-2 in the quarter in Barcelona (Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell) on the 22nd of April 2022.
Here the video highlights.