Sporting Life

Tsitsipas is the Greek who could be king

Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates after winning the semi final match at the Australian Open tennis on Jan 27, 2023. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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MELBOURNE – He foot faults and receives time violations. He creates match points and lets them slip away. He talks to himself even as his father desperately semaphores advice from the players’ box. A baby cries but is drowned out by the sound from his superbly tuned stringed instrument. On a refreshing summer afternoon in Melbourne, Stefanos Tsitsipas is providing what the ancient Greeks loved.


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