Stefanos Tsitsipas is a professional Greek tennis player. He is the youngest tennis player who is enjoying the top ten rankings at this age within the ATP. If this isn’t enough he has also enjoyed being in the top five for some time. All these records have made him successful and he has got a huge net worth too. The records have made him one of the highest-ranking players in the history of Tennis. Many youngsters are impressed with his career record as he keeps making some often. It seems that this young player is going on to make a lot more records. Recently he won the 2019 ATP Finals and became one of the youngest players to accomplish it in a short time.
Early Life and Bio
Stefanos was born on August 12th, 1988 in Athens Greece. He was raised by his Greek father and it was due to his inspiration that Stefanos became interested in tennis. His father was also trained as a tennis coach and he taught his son the real skills. You will be surprised to know that his mother was also active in sports and represented her team at the Soviet Union on a professional level. He has got three other siblings and all of them went on to become tennis players. Although he was interested in other games Tennis won his heart and he went on to join it as a professional career.
Junior and Professional Career
At the age of 14, Stefanos started playing ITF junior circuit. He later started competing in Grand Slam tournaments. After the quarterfinal finish at the Australian Open, he became even more prominent. All these little steps were taking him to a professional level. He has reached at number 14 ranking as a world Junior. In 2017 Stefanos played his first tennis match at the Rotterdam open but he lost his debut match. He’s got his first win when he bagged the title of Challenger in Genova. When he was only 19 he reached the top of ATP rankings and reached the finals of Next Gen ATP Finals champion. He has made several records and won many titles too.
The total net worth of Stefanos happens to be $11 and he is one of the most sought-after players in the history of Tennis. He is an all-around player and takes an aggressive approach towards the game. Being a professional player he is focused on powerful groundstroke. He has left his competitors far behind and made many records too. His playing style is a lot similar to Greek-style as he belongs there.
Personal Life and near-drowning incident
Stefanos was only a junior player and he had to go through a near-death drowning incident. During some breaks in the games, he used to swim in the sea and there was a large wave that took him away. He almost drowned and the team came to rescue but this incident remained in his mind for a long time to come. He has maintained a clean image in the personal and professional life.