Tsitsipas Downs Dellien, Reaches Third Round at Roland Garros for the 1st Time (Photos)

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

PARIS – Sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas made it to the third round at Roland Garros for the first time, overcoming a slow start to beat Hugo Dellien of Bolivia 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-5.

Greece’s Tsitsipas, who is 20, achieved his best performance at a major in January at the Australian Open, losing in the semifinals. In the buildup to the French Open he reached the final in Rome and the semifinals in Madrid.

Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas serves against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the new Simonne Mathieu court at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas plays a shot against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas laughs during his second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Tsitsipas Match Point

Game, TSIT, Match ?Stefanos Tsitsipas slides right into his first ever third-round at Roland-Garros!

Posted by ROLAND-GARROS on Wednesday, May 29, 2019