Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas is an hour away from his Internazionali BNL d’Italia ATP M1000 debut in Rome. In the preview, he spoke exclusively to the tournament press.
Stefanos Tsitsipas part as one of the candidates to be watched closely this week Italian International BNLs, because he is one of the best clay players in the world. This Saturday, the Greek will perform Rome ATP (3 p.m. local time) against the Portuguese Nuno Borges. The world number 5 will aim to repeat what was done last season when he reached the definition of the event – losing to Novak Djokovic.
«This profession allows you to explore your limits starting from the critical moments you can experience during a match.. The moments when you’re at your worst are also when your legs start to get tired, your body feels heavy, your opponent starts moving you from side to side… that’s when you reach your limitStefanos explained.
Then the Greek continued: «Then you can surprise yourself by bypassing all this and end up overcoming adversity, sometimes even easier than you expected, but it’s the only way to force yourself to give 110% of your efforts. Such emotions can only be experienced during a match«.
On the other hand, Tsitsipas spoke about the possibility of facing Djokovic: «Everyone wants to beat him, it would be a mistake if you wanted to avoid him because you are avoiding the best in tennis. If you stay stuck in mediocrity, you can plateau without progressing, so I don’t want to be another player«.
«It’s important to me that these battles are fought on the track, one day I can tell my grandchildren that I was able to beat the best, even though sometimes I might lose, but it’s ok to lose. It The most important thing is to give yourself the opportunity to push yourself to the limit and hold your own on these big stages.«, done.