Thiem eliminated byTsitsipas
"Tsitsifast" turned the match around and won in 2 hours and 19 minutes against the 28-year-old tennis player. His opponent on Monday (1/5) will be the Argentinian Sebastian Baez. The Greek tennis player finished the match with 22 winners and 27 unforced errors.
In the 1st set, Thiem took a 1-4 lead and from then on held his serve to go 1-0. With Tsitsipas flawless on his serve and with two breaks (2-0, 5-1), 1-1 was not long in coming. Tsitsipas found himself with a break point at 1-1 with Thiem's double fault in the 3rd set. The two players went hand in hand until 5-5. However, at this point an error by Thiem gave Tsitsipah a break point, but Thiem was able to equalise. Tsitsipas persevered and got to two more break points afterwards, but no returns came and eventually Thiem emerged unscathed, moving ahead 5-6. Tsitsipas held his serve afterwards and it was all clear in the tiebreak, where the Greek came back from 1-3 down, led 5-3 and had two match points at 6-4. Tim took the mini break back by playing... full attack, but Stefanos took his second match point with the Austrian's mistake at the net and closed out the match.