The 28th edition of the Telcel Open has begun; where players like Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsípas and Grigor Dimitrov will be present demonstrating once again why they are part of the ATP world rankings.
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It should be noted that among them are the favorites to win the championship, but if you still have not decided on one, here we share some curiosities of their life and career as tennis players. Of course, do not miss them in action during the Telcel Open through the social networks of #TelcelLaMejorRed with the greatest coverage so that you can support your favorite.
10 Curiosities of the star players of the Telcel Open
1. Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek tennis player, has beaten all the members of the “Big Three” which are Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, the best tennis players in the world.
2. In the 2018 season, Tsitsipas reached the Toronto Masters 1000 final and became the youngest tennis player to beat four members of the Top 10 in a single tournament since 1990.
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas has become a symbol for Greece. He is the first Greek tennis player to break into the Top 5 of the world rankings and this has caused a great increase in the popularity of tennis in his country.
4. Besides tennis, Tsitsipas owns a YouTube channel with almost 170,000 subscribers. Here he shares travel experiences and the videos are edited by himself.
5. Besides traveling with his father and sometimes with his younger brother, Alexander Zverev is always accompanied by his two dogs; Lovik and Pop. He has confessed that before each game he enjoys spending time with them.
6. His boyhood idol was Roger Federer. When Alexander Zverev was just a child, Federer began to shine in the tennis world and was a great inspiration for Zverev. They have even faced each other and Zverev has managed to beat him twice.
7. Alexander Zverev is also a football fan, a fan of the German national team and has sometimes been seen wearing a Bayern Munich jersey.
8. At the beginning of his career, Dimitrov surprised everyone thanks to his technique and similarities of play with Roger Federer. This led him to receive the nickname “Baby-Fed”, which for him was a great compliment.
9. In these months without competitions due to the pandemic, Grigor Dimitrov has been very aware of the health situation in Bulgaria and therefore decided to make donations to the hospital in his hometown, Haskovo.
10. Dimitrov enjoys attracting attention during his matches and often chooses quirky costumes that will make him stand out in the crowd and attract all eyes. Even major brands design especially for him and his tournaments.
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It remains to be defined who of them could be the champion of the Telcel Open, which will have the technology of the new OPPO to provide unforgettable matches. So you still have time to enjoy the matches, choose your favorite and follow it to the end.
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