By SudOuest.fr with AFP
Published on 06/30/2022 at 5:10 p.m.
The Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, fifth in the world, certified Thursday with out trembling for the third round of Wimbledon the place he will discover the volcanic Australian of Greek origin Nick Kyrgios (fortieth)
Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Australian Jordan Thompson (76th) 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 in 2:04 in the second round of Wimbledon and will face Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16. “I had a very good game. I’m very happy and although I’m not British, I felt the support from the public,” commented Tsitsipas.
Finalist at Roland-Garros in 2021, three-time semi-finalist at the Australian Open, he had up to now solely handed the first round as soon as on the grass of Wimbledon, in 2018 when he had reached the eighth finals. “My grass game has evolved in a year. Now I feel at home on the grass, my game adapts perfectly to it”, he underlined with pleasure.
In the subsequent round, the Greek expects a “big game” towards an opponent whose recreation he “respects and the fighting spirit when he wants to fight”. Kyrgios swept Serbian Filip Krajinovic (thirty first) 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday.