Published on June 13, 2022 at 9:35 p.m. by The editorial employees
As he'll face Benjamin Bonzi for the primary spherical of the Halle event, Stefanos Tsitsipas dropped a small punchline to match Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The Greek highlighted the ten successes of the Swiss in Germany towards the fourteen Roland-Garros gained by Rafael Nadal, claiming a bit extra respect for Federer.
The absence of Roger Federer begins to be felt. It's been practically a calendar 12 months for the reason that Swiss have set foot on a tennis courtroom, since their elimination within the quarter-finals of Wimbledon final 12 months towards Hubert Hurkacz. Hit within the knee, as typically, Federer had surgical procedure and continues to get better. His objective could be very clear: he hopes to be again for the wash cup, in London. ” After Basel, the season will be over anyway. It is important for me to get back in shape so that I can fully train. Once I did that, I could choose how many tournaments I play and where. The Laver Cup is a good start because I don't have to play five games in six days. On the other hand, I must be ready to do it in Basel. That's why I have to prepare for it in practice. I myself am curious to know what is yet to come. But I'm hopeful, I've come a long way. I'm not far. The next three or four months will be extremely important “, he explained in remarks relayed by We Love Tennis. Even if everyone got used to his absence, his name resonates regularly with the start of the grass season. Two weeks from Wimbledonthe world of tennis thinks of him, whose Stefanos Tsitsipas.
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“We solely speak about Nadal's sequence in Paris, however what he has executed right here remains to be very spectacular”
While he has just landed in Halle, Germany, one of Roger Federer's favorite tournaments, the Greek took the opportunity to take his hat off to the Swiss: ” It appears like he is gained 25 occasions right here. We solely speak about Nadal's sequence in Paris (14 crowns at Roland‐Garros, editor's observe), however what he has executed right here remains to be very spectacular. Sometimes it is exhausting to imagine Roger is actual – with all his success and his unimaginable means of taking part in tennis “. Unintentionally, Stefanos Tsitsipas has clearly proven its desire by evaluating the successes of Federer in an ATP 500 event to these of Nadal at Roland Garros. Eliminated by Andy Murray within the quarter-finals in Stuttgart, Tsitsipas shall be against the French Benjamin Bonzi within the first spherical in Halle. Two weeks from Wimbledon, Stefanos Tsitsipas will wish to acquire confidence, he who is without doubt one of the favorites for the English fortnight, a 12 months after his first Grand Slam closing. In the meantime, his ambition is to win the Halle event. There is little doubt, the world quantity 6 will wish to shine, as did Roger Federer earlier than him !