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    Greek Tennis Player Tsitsipas Wins ATP Finals Against Austria's Thiem

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas won on Sunday the final tournament of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), beating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the finals.

    Sixth-seeded Tsisipas, 21, beat fifth-seeded Thiem, 25 with the score 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).

    The match, which was held at the O2 Arena in London, lasted 2 hours 36 minutes.

    Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas
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    Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas

    This was the debut of Tsisipas in ATP Finals.

    Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas
    © REUTERS / TONY O'BRIEN
    Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas

    The ATP Finals, in which eight top-ranked players take part, is the fifth most important tennis tournament after the four Grand Slams. Unlike most other tennis tournaments with knock-out system, it consists of a group stage, semifinals, and the final match.

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