Tennis Pro and Second Seed star Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Britain’s Cameron Norrie to claim his seventh ATP Title. The final of the Lyon Open took place on Sunday and Tsitsipas was successful in winning the competition.
Tsitsipas displayed his dominance over Norrie by winning the final with two straight sets. Tsitsipas defeated Norrie by 6-3 in the first and 6-3 in the second set respectively. Interestingly, Tsitsipas has only lost one set in the entire tournament. An easy win for Tsitsipas on a clay court was wrapped up in only 69 minutes.
Tsitsipas won his second title in the clay court in less than a month’s span. He was also successful in winning the Monte Carlo Masters which took place in the final week of April.
In the post-match conference, Tsitsipas said that he was lucky enough as things were going his way in the tournament. He also mentioned that he is proud to see how Norrie is competing and defeating big players and showing left-handers too can do on clay brilliantly.
The French Open is all set to kick start later this month. The prestigious tournament will take place in Paris. Tsitsipas loves and adores the Parisian Grand Slam. On asked about the French Open, he said that his priority is to get there early and start practicing for the tournament. Tsitsipas will be eyeing a prestigious French win to add a pearl in his successful career.
The 22-year old Greek professional won the Lyon final single-handedly. He was successful to grab 82% of his service points. He broke Norrie three times in the match. Tsitsipas currently ranks 5th in the world and is the prime contender for most ATP wins in a lifetime by winning 33 of them to date.
Stefanos Tsitsipas lifted his seventh career title and his second on clay this year.https://t.co/mEuALQLenF
— The Field (@thefield_in) May 23, 2021