Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Novak Djokovic is one of the highly anticipated matches this season, as the two stars lock horns in the finals of the French Open 2021 on Sunday. Stefanos Tsitsipas makes his first appearance in the finals of the Grandslam, after failing in the semifinals on three occasions. The Greek defeated Alexander Zverev in a five set affair in the last four on Friday, and was overwhelmed with emotions after his magnificent victory.
On the other hand, Novak Djokovic achieved one of the most difficult tasks in tennis history, as he defeated the Spaniard, Rafael Nadal in a four set thriller in the semifinals of French Open 2021. He becomes only the first man to defeat Nadal in Paris on two occasions.
With Stefanos Tsitsipas and Novak Djokovic all set to face each other on Sunday, tennis fans would want to know whether Stefanos Tsitsipas has defeated Novak Djokovic at a Grandslam before.
Has Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Novak Djokovic at a Grandslam? Find Out
The duo have clashed against each other at a Grandslam event just one time in the past. Surprisingly, their only meeting came in the semifinals of French Open last year, where the Serbian emerged victorious in a five set thriller.
Hence, Stefanos Tsitsipas has never defeated Novak Djokovic at a Grandslam, due to the rarity of their matches on the biggest stage of all. However, the Greek has managed to win three matches against the world number one in their eight encounters in total.
Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the Mubadala Tennis World Championships in 2019, where he won in three sets. However, last three matches have gone in Novak Djokovic’s favor. Their latest meeting came at Italian Open 2021, where Novak Djokovic won in a three set thriller in the quarterfinals.