Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday became the first Greek tennis player to reach an ATP final. The 19-year-old Tsitsipas (World No 64) defeated 7-5, 6-3 Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta (World No. 11) in the semifinal of Barcelona Open recording the biggest win of his career.
The Greek champion, who hasn’t lost a single set in the whole tournament, will face either Rafael Nadal or David Goffin in the final that will be held on Sunday
The #NextGenATP Greek, served five aces and won 78 per cent of first-serve points (31/40) to advance to the final after one-hour and 35 minutes.
On his way to the final Tsitsipas defeated Diego Schwartzman, Albert Ramos-Vinolas and Dominic Thiem before Saturday’s triumph over Pablo Carreno Busta.