Was für ein Bild: Nach fünf Stunden und neun Minuten Spielzeit liegen sich der unterlegene Stefanos Tsitsipas und Stan Wawrinka nach einem überragenden. Der Schweizer Stan Wawrinka hat nach einem grandiosen Match gegen den Griechen Stefanos Tsitsipas das Viertelfinale der French Open. A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number.
Stefanos Tsitsipas versus Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka macht das Schweizer Duell an den French Open perfekt. Der Romand ringt im Achtelfinal Stefanos Tsitsipas in fünf Sätzen. Der Schweizer Stan Wawrinka hat nach einem grandiosen Match gegen den Griechen Stefanos Tsitsipas das Viertelfinale der French Open. Was für ein Duell zwischen Stan Wawrinka (ATP 28) und Stefanos Tsitsipas (ATP 6)! Ein Abnützungskampf sondergleichen, der das bessere.
Wawrinka Tsitsipas Other stories VideoStan Wawrinka vs Stefanos Tsitsipas - Round 4 Highlights - Roland-Garros 2019 Stefanos Tsitsipas und Stan Wawrinka begeisterten die Tennisfans in ihrem Achtelfinale bei den French Open. Erst nach über fünf Stunden. In einem grandiosen Match besiegt Stan Wawrinka den tief bewegten Stefanos Tsitsipas. Jetzt trifft der Schweizer auf seinen Landsmann. Stan Wawrinka hat sich in einem hart umkämpften Achtelfinale gegen Stefanos Tsitsipas in fünf Sätzen mit (6), , , , durchgesetzt. A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number. Ukraine Portugal always looks like he gives himself a lot of time to play. The best rally of the match came during a see-saw minute game at Myfreefarm Rechner the second set, with Wawrinka ripping groundstrokes and smashes as Tsitsipas retrieved. This kind of atmosphere, for sure, I enjoyed. Ein langgezogenes "Come on! Tsitsipas - S. Und das macht er kurz und schmerzlos. Dann aber holt sich Tsitsipas das Spiel per Rückhand-Winner.
W awrinka blares a forehand wide, and all of a sudden it's Wawrinka up the mini-break. W awrinka nets a forehand and we're back level.
T sitsipas gets on the board with a brilliant, whipped forehand. T sitsipas pushes a forehand wide to give up the mini-break and screams angrily at himself.
S ervice winner earns Wawrinka the first point of the breaker. T esting moments for Tsitsipas, who finds himself down and with the wind swirling clay all around him as he goes to serve.
Wawrinka is two points from the set. Wawrinka remember won his third-round match , , against Grigor Dimitrov so will be backing himself here.
W awrinka has also been serving brilliantly so far. T sitsipas is having a lot of joy rushing the net, and it helps him to a love hold here.
He's lost just four points on serve so far. T sitsipas has looked a little frazzled by the heat at various points today, and he throws in a loose returning game here with a couple of shots that barely reach the middle part of the net.
A grateful Wawrinka holds breezily to love. And how about his athleticism? T he first set continues to simmer away nicely, with Wawrinka holding to 15 after bullying his opponent into a couple of missed forehands.
We remain on serve. N o let-down for Tsitsipas after missing that break point. He keeps obliterating forehands and holds to 15 when Wawrinka, who's making a few errors, blares a backhand long.
T sitsipas edges a gruelling baseline exchange to move up , and earns a first break point with a brilliant volley after a knifed approach shot deep into Wawrinka's backhand corner.
T sitsipas also looks really dialled in, and keen to make a point here. A thudding forehand winner brings up , which becomes a hold to 15 when Wawrinka sends a forehand long.
It comes from Wawrinka, and is a perfectly placed winner up the line taken on the rise to seal a hold to love. Stan looks really up for this.
Wawrinka leathering the ball whenever he gets a chance. W awrinka will serve first to get us under way.
H i everyone, and welcome to what should be one of the matches of the tournaments so far between two of the most aesthetically pleasing players on the tour.
Stan Wawrinka, the French Open champion, is back and firing after a horrible couple of years with injuries. His single-handed backhand remains one of the most, if not the most, beautiful shots in the sport, and he's never more dangerous than in Paris where his final victory over Novak Djokovic remains one of the finest performances of the modern era.
Tsitsipas though will not go down easily. Only 20, he already has a grand-slam victory over Roger Federer to his name, and will fully believe that he should win today.
W awrinka will also be playing for the third day running, after his match against Grigor Dimitrov had to be finished on Saturday after it was stopped for bad light the previous night.
With temperatures in Paris soaring beyond 30 degrees, today could become a survival of the fittest. If it does, you would imagine that would favour Wawrinka, the man nicknamed 'Diesel' by Roger Federer.
That said, Wawrinka may find long matches a little tougher now that he is Either way, we should be in for an extremely entertaining match, which will be getting under way shortly.
The players have just taken to Court Suzanne Lenglen, and so after a quick warm-up we'll be under way. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future.
Visit our adblocking instructions page. Telegraph Sport Tennis. What an unbelievable match, one of the most dramatic I've ever had the pleasure of witnessing.
No fifth set tie-break at Roland Garros so on we go. A quartet of brilliant serves here steer him to a blessedly straightforward hold to The younger man doing all he can to stay focused:.
Tsitsipas has now taken five of 24 break points this match. After 3hr 52min, we're heading for a decider. Maybe we won't be getting that fifth set after all A long way to go but are we heading for the decider that this match deserves?
Wawrinka dominant on serve in that third set:. Or in the language of former world No 4 Brad Gilbert Tsitsipas will serve to stay in the third set.
So for sure, when I'm on the court I try to enjoy and remember also everything I have done to be here. On a brutally hot day, when temperatures hit 90 degrees fahrenheit and made even watching at courtside uncomfortable, Wawrinka -- seeded 24th -- and Tsitsipas put on an exhibition of ballstriking.
No one hits a backhand like Wawrinka, but with Tsitsipas showing off his own stunning one-hander, it was an aesthetic delight. With his long hair kept in place by a headband, there are strong echoes of Bjorn Borg in Tsitsipas, his strut also reminiscent of the Swede who won the title here six times.
His shirt was covered in clay, the aftereffects of trying to fend of the Wawrinka passing shots. Aggressive throughout, the Greek created chance after chance, only for Wawrinka to close the door, time and time again.
Tsitsipas had a set point in the opener but took just five of his 27 break point chances as Wawrinka shut the door and finally, broke his spirit.
I feel very disappointed at the end. Long time since I cried after a match, so emotionally [it] wasn't easy to handle.
I will try to learn from it as much as I can. Wawrinka floated a sliced backhand that curled into the court and landed on the line.
Tsitsipas, who had left the volley, circled what he thought was the mark but the umpire, down from his chair, ruled it in, a decision accepted by Tsitsipas as Wawrinka stood, arms above his head in sheer joy.
I was just hoping that the umpire would confirm it," he said. Today we saw [that] only one centimeter can change the winner.
Only a handful of seats were left untaken throughout, but if anyone enjoyed the match more than the crowd of almost 10,, then surely it was Roger Federer , whose work was done and dusted a few hours before Wawrinka left the court.
At 34, and having played for three straight days after his previous match was held overnight, Wawrinka faces a battle to be ready to face his old friend, who cruised past Leonardo Mayer , , and has yet to drop a set.
It is four years since Wawrinka beat Federer in straight sets in the quarterfinals here, the year Wawrinka won the title. It was a dominant win both men remember well, one in which Federer says he was "crushed.
Today I felt something that I can't really explain. Today was the first time in my entire life, in my twenty years of existence that I felt that "aura", the real definition of the word, competition.
The Swiss, who had two knee surgeries in , prevailed with a backhand drop shot that touched the net on the23rd shot, to a standing ovation from the crowd.
Related Coverage. Today was something really special. In their first ever meeting, three time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka and rising star year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas are sure to produce a thrilling display of beautiful tennis in the fourth round at Roland-Garros on Sunday.
With no history between the pair, it is the classic meeting of experience versus a wunderkind playing without fear or baggage.
Tsitsipas has displayed an impressive consistency this season and has been particularly notable on clay. Can he continue by beating Wawrinka, and reach the quarter-final where he is projected to meet Roger Federer?
Can he match his best Grand Slam performance by reaching the semi-finals, where he is projected to meet the 'King of Clay', Rafa Nadal, who he has already beaten on clay this season?
After a long, tortuous and patient return from knee surgeries, Wawrinka has his confidence back — and as the champion and runner-up here, Roland-Garros is like a home Grand Slam for the Swiss.
Wawrinka has a long track record of getting stronger and stronger as a tournament plays out. Wawrinka, with his nice and often extensive line of emojis, features tennis - and often patisserie.
Tsitsipas, meanwhile, has a parallel career documenting his travels via vlogs on his YouTube channel , which suggests a youthful hunger for new experiences.
His Twitter feed sees him frequently post philosophical quotes, suggesting he has a healthy perspective on his ambitions in tennis and enjoys learning as he goes along.