Stefanos Tsitsipas delivers impressive performance at Rolex Paris Masters
The Greek Advances to Semifinals
Stefanos Tsitsipas showcased his exceptional skills in the quarterfinals of the Rolex Paris Masters on Friday. He defeated Karen Khachanov with a score of 6-3, 6-4, securing his spot in the semifinals.
A Remarkable Milestone
This victory marked Tsitsipas’ 300th career win, a significant achievement for the Greek player. He has been in outstanding form throughout the tournament, reaching his third consecutive semifinal on the ATP Tour. This performance matches his impressive streak from 2022 at the Paris-Bercy indoor Masters 1000. Tsitsipas has yet to drop a set this week as he aims for his second title of the season.
A Versatile Game
Tsitsipas displayed great versatility in his game, countering Khachanov’s powerful baseline shots with a variety of tactics. When asked about his approach, Tsitsipas expressed his satisfaction with his ability to mix up his game. He sees this as an opportunity to further develop his skills and appreciates every moment on the court.
A Solid Performance
Throughout the 80-minute match, Tsitsipas remained composed and focused. He faced a minor setback when Khachanov broke his serve in the sixth game of the second set. However, Tsitsipas quickly regained control, securing another break in the ninth game. With an impressive left-hand winner, he earned a match point at 5-4, 30-15. Serving confidently, Tsitsipas sealed the victory and advanced to his second Masters 1000 semifinal of the season.
A Memorable Moment
Reflecting on his performance, Tsitsipas expressed his delight with a particular shot – his drop shot. He described the feeling of executing such shots as “great” and emphasized his willingness to take risks and seize opportunities on the court.
Next Challenge: Grigor Dimitrov
Tsitsipas’ next opponent in France will be Grigor Dimitrov, who secured his place in the semifinals by defeating Hubert Hurkacz. Tsitsipas holds a commanding 6-1 lead in their previous encounters and will look to continue his dominance over the Bulgarian player.