‘Emotional’ Stefanos Tsitsipas dubs his doubles victory with brother Petros in Antwerp ‘more special’ than his singles titles

A thrilling game of tennis between the two pairs ensued and both the Tsitsipas brothers emerged triumphant.


‘Emotional’ Stefanos Tsitsipas dubs his doubles victory with brother Petros in Antwerp ‘more special’ than his singles titles

Stefanos Tsitsipas with brother Petros (Via X)

Top-ranked Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas has always been a star to watch out for in tennis. He plays both singles and doubles and holds a decent record in both formats. For the uninitiated, Stefanos and his brother Petros Tsitsipas recently won their first-ever title as a duo.

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In the recently concluded European Open, the Greek brothers went on to win their first title as a duo. In a highly electrifying game of tennis against Adam Pavlasek and Ariel Behar, the first went against the Greek duo. However, Stefanos and his brother came back to comfortably bag the second set, taking the game into a tiebreak, where points went back and forth and the Greek duo prevailed by a mere 2-point difference to take the title. 

There are certainly a lot of emotions. I must say that I have played a lot of tournaments in my life, I have won a lot of titles, and I have great memories. But this one struck me in a different way, and I can say with great confidence that it is probably one of the most emotional and important moments of my career, even more than the singles titles.
Said Stefanos in an interview after winning the match.

Stefanos recalls the journey of his brother and him

Moments after their first ATP tour doubles title, Stefanos emotionally recalls their childhood memories. As per the Greek tennis professional himself, they both did not had any idea that they would be in this place right now with a title to their name. 

Stefanos Tsitsipas with brother Petros
Stefanos Tsitsipas with brother Petros (Via New York Times)

Stefanos said:

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We were little kids running around hitting tennis balls and it would never have occurred to us that we would have the opportunity to play ATP 250, 500, or 1000. I would like to thank Petros and everyone who made this possible.

With that being said, there is no denying that Stefanos Tsitsipas’ emotional doubles victory alongside his brother Petros holds a special place in their hearts. After years of reaching the semi-finals and finals of various tournaments, the duo got to experience their first of many wins together.

This has been a milestone that reminds the fans about the special bond the brothers share, and their reaction to winning was absolutely priceless. However, Stefanos lost in the semifinals of the European Open but will be seen playing in the Vienna Open against Dominic Thiem

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