Stefanos Tsitsipas, Estoril Open 2019

Third career title, his first on clay for Stefanos Tsitsipas, who defeated Pablo Cuevas 6-3 7-6.

This title means a lot to me. It’s on clay, it’s one of my preferred surfaces. It’s nice to have completed the clay-hard court title [sweep] that I’ve been fighting for. Next is grass, or maybe even more clay-court titles this year, that would be wonderful”

Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

 Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

 Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

 Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

 Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

 Millenium Estoril Open - The Finals!!!

Tsitsipas may have won the tournament, but everybody was talking about THAT Cuevas shot, this insane fake smash no-look tweener:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxFhQylHJcf/

Photo credit: MNJ, all rights reserved to MNJ.

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2019 ATP clay-court season guide
Guide to Roland Garros 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Estoril Open 2019

It has been much more difficult than expected for Tsitsipas who had to fight to get past world number 214 Joao Domingues (7-6 6-4) and advance to the Estoril semifinals for the second year in a row.
Kudos to the 25-year old Portuguese who had a fantastic week with wins over Elias Ymer and Filippo Baldi in the qualifying draw and then Alex De Minaur and John Millman in the main draw.

Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

Tsitsipas will face David Goffin for a place in the final. Goffin, who had a 7-9 record this year before entering the tournament, rallied from a set down to outlast Malek Jaziri 4-6 7-6 6-2.
Goffin and Tsitsipas already met 5 times with the Greek leading their head to head by 3 wins to 2. But the Belgian won their one match played on clay, last year in Monte Carlo. It should be an exciting match!

Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

Malek Jaziri. Millenium Estoril Open 03.05.2019

In the other semifinal, qualifier Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will face lucky-loser Pablo Cuevas.
The 19 yr old Spaniard, who had never won an ATP match before this week, beat Taylor Fritz, Jérémy Chardy and Gaël Monfils (in a spectacular 6-7 7-5 6-4 battle) to reach the last 4. His opponent is much more experienced: Cuevas will be playing his third semifinal of the year after Cordoba and Rio. In the quarterfinals he defeated last year’s finalist Frances Tiafoe 6-0 6-7 6-2.

Photo credit: MNJ, all rights reserved to MNJ.

Benoit Paire Roland Garros 2016 outfit

Lacoste unveiled its players outfits for the upcoming Roland Garros. As always, really classy and elegant. Here are a few pictures.

Recent Madrid runner-up, Dominika Cibulkova:

Dominika Cibulkova Roland Garros 2016 outfit

Lacoste Roland Garros 2016 outfit

Lacoste Roland Garros 2016 outfit
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Bob and Mike Bryan, Barcelona Open 2016

Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their third Barcelona title, their 111th overall by beating Marc Granollers and Pablo Cuevas 7-5 7-5. Only the doubles pair of Anders Jarryd and Hans Simonsson had won the tournament three times before.

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David Goffin Wimbledon outfit

Thanks to Lacoste, a look at the kits Lacoste players will be wearing at Wimbledon next week:

Alizé Cornet:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

Elena Vesnina:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

David Goffin:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

John Isner:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

Jérémy Chardy:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

Pablo Cuevas:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

Roberto Bautista Agut:

Lacoste Wimbledon 2015 outfits

Photo credit: Christophe Berlet for Lacoste

Also read:

A visit to Lacoste showroom
Introducing Lacoste LT12 racquet

and follow our Wimbledon 2015 coverage on Tennis Buzz!