Tennis video Tsitsipas – Kokkinakis: 5 sets of suffocating, pitted over 4 and a half hours

Thursday, February 11, 2021 16:10 PM (GMT + 7)

(Tennis video, tennis results, Stefanos Tsitsipas – Thanasi Kokkinakis, Australian Open men’s singles second round) The former ATP Finals champion could not have expected that the host rival who was considered a “bottom door” caused too much trouble he came to that in an extremely attractive “fitness marathon”.

Video of the main battle of Stefanos Tsitsipas – Thanasi Kokkinakis:

After a jubilant 3-0 victory over Gilles Simon on the opening day of the Australian Open this year, 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas entered the second round match against a player who received a special rate to attend the main round of the host country. Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis.

Tennis video Tsitsipas - Kokkinakis: 5 sets of suffocating, pitted over 4 and a half hours - 1

Tsitsipas and Kokkinakis have had a hard time

This was the first time they had encountered each other. Despite facing Tsitsipas, Kokkinakis excelled and did not seem overwhelmed by the top rival of tennis in the contemporary world. The world-class 267 player pulled Tsitsipas into a tie break series in set 1 before beating the former ATP Finals 2019 champion with a close score of 7-5.

However, 2 sets later, Kokkinakis played distracted and lost to Tsitsipas in these sets with the scores 4-6 and 1-6 respectively.

But the situation has changed quite a bit in the fourth set. Kokkinakis not only excelled at saving a match point in the last game he served, but the 24-year-old Australian also beat Tsitsipas 7-5 in this tie-break set when the decisive blow was a hit along the line to score winner. too beautiful.

Entering the final set, Tsitsipas played more bravely when he had a break in game 5. By the 10th game, when the score was 30, Kokkinakis had 2 failed returns and Tsitsipas had an important win 6. -4 in this set to determine the outcome of the match.

Winning host Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-4 after 4 hours 32 minutes of drama, 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas steps forward enter the third round of this year’s Australian Open to face a challenge from Sweden Mikael Ymer.

Match parameters:

Stefanos Tsitsipas

6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-4

Thanasi Kokkinakis





Double error


93/147 (63%)

Rate of serve 1

129/207 (62%)

80/ 93 (86%)

1 serve point serve

93/129 (72%)

30/54 (56%)

2 serve points

36/78 (forty six%)

5 /22 (23%)

Break Score

0/ 3 (0%)

first88/354 (53%)

total score

166/354 (47%)

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