Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas arrives in Manila for Davis Cup
ABS-CBN Sports on Mar 03, 2020 01:07 PM
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates after he won a quarter final match against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
World Number 6-ranked men's tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece arrived in Manila, Monday for the World Group II tie of the Davis Cup scheduled for March 6 to 7th in Paco, Manila.
Tsitsipas is coming off a runner-up finish in the Dubai Tennis Championships, losing to five-time champion Novak Djokovic in the Finals just last Saturday, February 29th.
The 21-year old, who has 5 career titles to his name, took to his Instagram Stories to sort of announce his arrival to the Philippines.
Tuesday, Tsitsipas held a press conference to talk about his participation in the Davis Cup before getting practice in.
Tsitsipas will banner a Greek team that will face the Philippines' own tennis stars Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon, who are coming off a gold medal in the 2019 SEA Games.