Stefanos Tsitsipas stated that one of his goals in 2019 is to reach a semifinal in a slam. If he wants to achieve that needs to overcome a huge hurdle: Roger Federer.

Stefanos has recently faced the Swiss Maestro at the Hopman Cup to lose “only” 7-6 (5) 7-6 3). This may give some hope to the Greek if he is going to face the world no.3.

Seeded no.14, Stefanos has lost on Thursday in the quarters in Sydney. to Andreas Seppi. This may give him more time to get ready in Melbourne.

Roger Federer vs Stefanos Tsitsipas – Hopman Cup 2019 Highlights HD

Tsitsipas’ projected Australian Open path

Stefanos will have 3 “approachable” rounds before possibly clashing against Federer. This is his projected path

R1  – Berrettini
R2  – Carballes Baena
R3  – Basilashvili
R4  – Federer
1/4 – Cilic/Murray
1/2 – Nadal
Fin  – Djokovic

Here the full draw

Djokovic's quarter at the Australian Open

Zverev's quarter at the Australian Open

Federer's quarter Australian Open

Nadal's quarter at the Australian Open

More about draw

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