Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Roger Federer in the ATP Tour 2019 semi-final clash and booked his seat in the final. Tsitsipas, who was playing his debut ATP Tour 2019 tennis tournament, went past Federer in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. He will now face the winner of Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev match. Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev are pitted in the other semi-final, scheduled to take place later on Saturday. Tsitsipas dominated the Swiss legend right from the first set itself. Rafael Nadal Exits ATP Finals 2019 But Finishes The Year As World No 1: Watch Video of Rafa Greeting His Fans at O2 Arena And Promising To Be Next Year.
Twitterati lauded Greek tennis player Tsitsipas for his brilliant performance. While some called him a 'future star of tennis', others congratulated him over his victory. Have a look at some of the tweets. Roger Federer vs Stefanos Tsitsipas, ATP Finals 2019 Live Streaming & Match Time in IST: Get Telecast & Free Online Stream Details of Semi-Final Match in India.
— XIMENA ALCAINE (@XIMENAALCAINE) November 16, 2019
You are the next goat
— Abhishek (@Abhi_TheHunter) November 16, 2019
The best was yet to come Stef
— FELIPE DURAN ROCHA (@phillipeduran) November 16, 2019
Clearly, he's the future of tennis.😁
— #mich_matt (@MichBidjo) November 16, 2019
Roger Federer Out!
"I remember myself being one of these kids watching the event. Dreams do come true."
Congratulations. @StefTsitsipas 👏
— ATP Tour (@atptour) November 16, 2019
ATP Finals 2019 tennis tournament is played between the top eight ranked players in a round-robin format. While Federer entered the tennis tournament as a third-ranked tennis player in ATP rankings, Stefanos Tsitsipas qualified with the sixth rank in men's singles. Earlier, Federer lost the opening match against Dominic Thiem 7-5, 7-5. However, the Swiss tennis legend bounced back to win two matches in ATP Finals 2019. Federer outclassed Matteo Berrettini 7-6, 6-3 and Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to make way into semis.
Talking about Stefanos Tsitsipas, he defeated Daniil Medvedev in the opening match 7-6, 6-4. He again defeated Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-2 before losing to Rafael Nadal in the third group stage match 6-7, 6-4. Tsitsipas had reached the quarter-final in Paris Masters 2019 earlier, where he had lost to Novak Djokovic in straight sets. In Swiss Indoors 2019, he had lost to Roger Federer in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. However, he successfully avenged his defeat to Roger Federer in ATP Finals 2019 semi-final match.