‘Trying to compete with my generation’ – Stefanos Tsitsipas on expectations similar to those of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic

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Tennis players Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been making headlines for the past two decades. The tennis displayed by these incredible athletes was incomparable to any other player.

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It is unusual to see three athletes from the same era win 20 Grand Slam titles each. Fans of this generation have had the chance to see the greatness of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were ahead of their time

Recently, the Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas pondered being compared to the big three. He accepted that when the big three were his age, they were regularly winning Grand Slams and major titles. However, he said he only seeks to be the best among the players of his generation.

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Speaking on this subject, the Greek declared, “I’m not thinking about that right now, to be honest with you. I try to compete with my generation more than with them. Also simply because Rafa was one of the few who participated in the last tournaments. That, you don’t know, it won’t last that long. I try to be the best of my generation as much as possible, not to focus too much on what’s going on with the older guys.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 26, 2022 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece reacts during his quarter-final match against Italy’s Jannik Sinner REUTERS/Morgan Sette TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Coming in the big three, the Swiss maestro was the first player to win 20 Grand Slam titles. Nadal was the first man to win 21 Grand Slam titles and the Serb was the first player to win every Major at least twice.

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Improvement over time for Stefanos Tsitsipas

Speaking on Tsitsipas, he reached his first major final at Roland Garros last season. He also won his first ATP Masters 1000 title last year. We are still only at the beginning of this season. And it will be interesting to see how it performs over the seasons.

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Coming to the big three, Federer was recently seen picking out a racquet and hitting a few shots, which has been an enjoyable sight for fans for a long time. Nadal has returned to Barcelona and will be out of action in the coming weeks. Novak will be seen competing in some events in the near future. We wish good luck to all players.

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