Certainly, the atmosphere is hot in Cincinnati this week. There was even electricity in the air in Cincinnati’s second semi-final. After the loss of 1is set, Stefanos Tsitsipas went to change in the locker room with all his things, angering Alexander Zverev.
“He took his bag with his cell phone. It was the same in Paris and it will be the same every time he plays »
“Someone escorts him every time and maybe walks in with him”, tried to reassure him the referee.
But the German was not convinced: “He’s in the bathroom, no one is with him in the toilet », he blurted out, before making big gestures to complain about the time his opponent was taking.
Finally, Stefanos Tsitsipas, returned under a few whistles but impassive, stuck to the score. He double breakait even in the decisive set, then cracked, in front of a tenacious Zverev. The tie-break turned to the advantage of the German: 6–4, 3–6, 7–6 (4), in 2:43.
Posted on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 08:05