Tennis

Top seed Tsitsipas, Zverev win in Vienna

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

VIENNA (AP) Stefanos Tsitsipas saved three set points before beating Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (6), 6-4 on Tuesday to join Olympic champion Alexander Zverev in the second round of the Erste Bank Open.

Zverev also advanced in straight sets but had to rally from 5-2 down in the second to overcome Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 7-5.

The top-seeded Tsitsipas, who lost to Dimitrov in the second round last year, was 6-3 down in the tiebreaker before reeling off five straight points to claim the opening set.

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2021 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 11,430
2 D. Medvedev 9,630
3 S. Tsitsipas 7,930
4 A. Zverev 6,680
5 R. Nadal 5,635
6 A. Rublev 5,560
7 M. Berrettini 4,688
8 C. Ruud 3,615
9 D. Thiem 3,405
10 H. Hurkacz 3,378
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Rank Player Points
1 A. Barty 9,076
2 A. Sabalenka 6,750
3 K. Pliskova 5,320
4 B. Krejcikova 4,708
5 G. Muguruza 4,425
6 E. Svitolina 4,096
7 M. Sakkari 4,005
8 O. Jabeur 3,455
9 B. Bencic 3,365
10 N. Osaka 3,326
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