Stefanos Tsitsipas withdraws from ATP Petersburg Open due to injury

Stefanos Tsitsipas has declared in a tweet that because of an injury, he will skip the upcoming ATP tournament. He will resume the tour from Vienna and later defend his title in London.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas made it to the semi-finals of the French Open 2020, where he endured a tough five-setter match before bowing down to the World No.1 Novak Djokovic. Tsitsipas was due to play at the St. Petersburg this week, but a leg-injury has forced him to withdraw.

In a recent post by Tsitsipas on twitter, the Greek God thanked his fans for their support at Roland Garros. He declared that he has succumbed to an injury and will withdraw from St. Petersburg.

“Will be ready for Vienna,” says Tsitsipas

Tsitsipas has been phenomenal at the recent tournaments. The Greek made it to the US Open and French open semi finals. While trailing 2 sets to love, Tsitsipas made a comeback to stretch the match to five sets against Novak. Tsitsipas was due to take part at the upcoming St. Petersburg.

Stefanos wrote, “Unfortunately I’ve had a minor injury in my leg, but I’ve had an MRI and examined it thoroughly. Following my doctor’s feedback, I decided to withdraw from St. Petersburg, take a week off and prepare for Vienna.”

The Greek further expressed joy at being in the ATP finals London. “I’m so pumped up to have the opportunity to have the title there,” he added.

Stefanos Tsitsipas has confirmed his participation at the upcoming ATP tournaments in Paris, Vienna, and the ATP finals in London. The Greek will look forward to improving his rankings even further.

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