Stefanos Tsitsipas Bio


  • Nickname is "Stef"
  • . Began playing tennis at age 3 with his parents, who worked as coaches at a summer resort in Greece
  • . Father, Apostolos, is his coach; mother, Julia Salnikova, was a top USSR player in the 1980s and now a coach; sister Elisavet, and brothers, Petros and Pavlos, all play competitive tennis
  • . Favourite surface is grass and shot is forehand
  • . Favourite tournament is Wimbledon
  • . Idol growing up was Roger Federer
  • . Enjoys playing table tennis, video games, swimming, movies and hanging out with friends
  • . Speaks Greek, Russian and English
  • . If he wasn't a tennis player, he would have liked to have been a football player
  • . Fan of Olympiakos football and basketball teams
  • . Trains in Athens and at the Mouratoglou Academy in France
  • . Served as practice partner at 2016 Nitto ATP Finals and alternate at 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals
  • . Fitness trainer is Nikolas Sismanidis.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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