French Open Final Live: Stefanos Tsitsipas won the second set 6-2.© Twitter/Roland Garros
Stefanos Tsitsipas took a huge 2-0 lead after winning the second set 6-2 in the final against Novak Djokovic. Earlier on, the Greek came out on top in the opening set 7-6 after winning the first set tiebreak 8-6 through some sublime shots under pressure.
French Open 2021 men’s singles final Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas live updates from Court Philippe-Chatrier in France
Novak Hangs On!
Novak hangs on in the third game of the third set.
Tsitsipas continuing the good show after winning the first two sets.
Third Set Begins!
Third set underway.
Novak starts strong in the opening game.
A Tsitsipas Show!
Tsitsipas is two sets up now. What a show from the Greek!
Tsitsipas Wins 2nd Set!
Tsitsipas takes the second set 6-2 and looks on course for a huge third set to claim the title.
Tsitsipas To Serve For The 2nd Set!
Tsitsipas breaks Novak again.
Takes a 5-2 lead and will serve for the second set now.
Tsitsipas Takes Lead!
Tsitsipas takes a 4-2 lead in the second set.
Novak serve under pressure.
10/10 For Effort!
Giving it their all, both players. That’s what it takes to win a Slam.
Tsitsipas is already 2-0 up in the second set.
2nd Set Starts, Tsitsipas Breaks!
Tsitsipas starts the second set exactly where he left off at the end of the first.
Breaks Novak’s serve in the opening game of the second set.
Tsitsipas Wins 1st Set!
Tsitsipas’ incredible performance under pressure helped him win the tiebreak and claim the first set 7-6 (8-6)
Where Is This Set Going?
6-6 in the Tiebreak. Phenomenal stuff by both the players.
Tsitsipas took a 4 point lead in the tiebreak but Novak closed the gap with two back-to-back points.
Tiebreak As Novak Is Broken!
Tsitsipas shows that he’s no pushover.
Levels the set 6-6. Tiebreak Now!
Three Break Points For The Greek!
Tsitsipas gets three break points.
Can the greek level the scoreline?
World Number Now For You!
Novak showing real class in the finals.
Djokovic breaks Tsitsipas in the 11th game.
Djokovic to serve out for the first set!
Break Point for Djokovic now.
How the fortunes have tilted so quick. Tsitsipas hanging on.
Set Saved By Novak!
Djokovic comes up on top in the longest rally in the most important point of the set.
Stuff of Champions!
Set Point For Tsitsipas!
Tsitsipas needs one more point to take a one set lead.
Huge point coming up.
Can Tsitsipas Break Serve?
Tsitsipas making it hard for Novak to hold serve in a crucial game.
15-30 in the opening set at 4-5 with Tsitsipas leading.
Back On His Feet!
Novak was back on his feet after a scary tumble.
4-4, Opening Set!
Djokovic back level 4 games to all.
Both players showing no signs of nerves here. (4-4, Opening Set)
Bjorn Borg Spotted!
Bjorn Borg enjoying the final at the court.
Djokovic Falls Nasty!
Djokovic takes a nasty tumble while returning a timely placed drop shot by Tsitsipas.
World number one up and ready again.
Djokovic Showing Class!
Djokovic not burning any sweat for now.
Closes his game without dropping any points. 3-3 (No break of serve, opening set)
Stefanos Holds On!
Tsitsipas holds on to a tight game.
Takes a 3-2 lead in the opening set. (No breaks)
Drop Shot Winner!
Djokovic putting on a show here!
Closes his second game without a point dropped with a drop shot winner. (2-2)
Tsitsipas Takes Lead!
Tsitsipas makes a statement with a relatively better service game.
Finishes it off with an Ace.
Tsitsipas leading 2-1 (No Breaks)
Tsitsipas wins a crucial opening point of his second service game.
Wins a volley winner after strong baseline shots.
Djokovic races to a 30-love lead. Serving calmly.
Tsitsipas takes 1-0 lead and hangs on in a seven-minute opening game.
Djokovic to serve.
Break Point Saved!
Second break point saved by Tsitsipas.
Tsitsipas comes in with a huge single-handed backhand winner with Djokovic on advantage.
Tsitsipas still holding on somehow.
Novak hits a backhand winner as Tsitsipas serve is under the hammer from the start.
Pressure By Novak!
Djokovic putting the Greek’s backhand under pressure with deep baseline shots.
15-30 (opening game)
A double fault to start with by Tsitsipas.
Both players are in the middle. Chair umpire conducting the toss!
Tsitsipas will serve while Djokovic to receive in the opening game of the opening set.
Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7(7)-6(4), 6-2 in a thrilling semi-final encounter while Tsitsipas edged past Alexander Zverev in a five-set thriller 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 in the other semi-final.
What can we expect here?
The Final Preview!
The official Final preview. Hear it from the finalists themselves!
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