It was Tsitsipas’ first Grand Slam final and just 5 minutes before taking to the court for this final, he lost a close family member forever.
Tsitsipas posted on social media that his grandmother had died just before his French Open final against Djokovic. He said Dadi lost her battle with life five minutes before taking to the court for her first Grand Slam final match.
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He thanked his grandmother for taking care of his father and described her as ‘an intelligent woman whose faith in life and helping others is second to none’. He said that the world needs more people like him, because people like him make you come alive. Teaches you to dream
Tags: French Open 2021, Novak Djokovic, game news, Stephanos Tsitsipas
First Published: June 15, 2021, 08:53 IST