ATP Barcellona: Tsitsipas trionfa in una partita combattuta. Semifinale per il greco, ma onore delle armi a Diaz Acosta.

Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Facundo Diaz Acosta in an intense match with a score of 4-6 6-3 7-6 (8).

The match started with Tsitsipas not performing at his best, but he managed to find his rhythm and overcome his opponent. Diaz Acosta, despite being ranked 53rd in the ATP, proved to be a tough competitor on clay courts.

In the first set, Tsitsipas faced early break points and struggled with his shots. Diaz Acosta took the lead but Tsitsipas managed to stay close and eventually broke back. The Argentine player showed great resilience and solid play, making it challenging for Tsitsipas to dominate the set.

Tsitsipas raised his level in the second set, focusing on his opponent’s weaknesses and securing a crucial break. Despite Diaz Acosta’s strong play, Tsitsipas managed to take the set with a more aggressive approach.

The third set saw both players fighting hard, with Tsitsipas initially taking the lead. However, Diaz Acosta managed to break back and force a tiebreak. The tiebreak was intense, with both players gaining and losing momentum. Tsitsipas eventually secured the win after a thrilling back-and-forth battle.

After the match, Tsitsipas shared his thoughts in a press conference, reflecting on the tough competition and his strategic approach to overcome Diaz Acosta’s solid gameplay. He acknowledged the importance of staying calm under pressure and finding opportunities to turn the match in his favor.

Overall, Tsitsipas considered the match one of the most exciting and challenging victories in his career. He praised Diaz Acosta’s potential and compared his playing style to that of Rafael Nadal. Tsitsipas expressed his determination to continue performing well on clay courts and maintain a positive mindset for future tournaments.