Stefanos Tsitsipas, who had not yet been born when Federer started playing on the ATP circuit, won 3-1 in a match that lasted almost four hours
It was a true shock of generations and this time the one that many consider to be the best tennis player of all time has lost. The Swiss, Roger Federer, currently No. 3 in the ATP ranking, was defeated by the Greek, Stefanos Tsitipas (No. 15 in the table), only 20 years old, who had not yet been born when Federer made his professional debut in July of 1998.
Tsisipas beat the Swiss by 3 sets to 1 - with 6/7 (11-13), 7/6 (7-3), 7/5 and 7/6 (7-5) - in a match that lasted almost four hours and forced three tie-breaks.
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