PARIS (AP) — When Stefanos Tsitsipas' first Grand Slam final had ended, he sank into his changeover chair and buried his head in a towel.
Novak Djokovic has that effect on opponents.
Tsitsipas built a big lead and appeared on his way to an upset victory at the French Open, but Djokovic
https://apnews.com/article/europe-tennis-french-open-djokovic-comeback-tsitsipas-740f48e06b09d811787785a6be19e033 to win his 19th major title Sunday, 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.
"What I learned today is that no matter what, in order for the match to be finished, you have to win three sets and not two," Tsitsipas said. "Two sets doesn't really mean anything."
Not against Djokovic, who overcame a two-set deficit for the second time in the tournament and the sixth time in his career. He took a bathroom break following the second set and dominated thereafter, never facing a break point in the final three sets.