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Tsitsipas isn't happy about the Roman hecatomb: "Things like this hurt our sport a little bit"

It's no secret that the Rome Masters 1000 was a surprise in terms of results. After the withdrawals of Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz, the world's No.2 and No.3 players, the tournament had to deplore a number of early eliminations. Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev, Casper Ruud, Holger Rune, Andrey Rublev and Grigor Dimitrov have all been eliminated.

In view of this rarity, the field has opened up enormously for the remaining top players. Of all the members of the top ten, only three are still in contention: Alexander Zverev (5th), Stefanos Tsitsipas (8th) and Hubert Hurkacz (9th).

When asked about his unusual situation, Stefanos Tsitsipas was not happy. Although he finds himself in a very favorable situation, the Greek was keen to stress that this hecatomb was anything but positive for tennis, sending a small message to the ATP's governing bodies: "This kind of thing hurts our sport a little, especially when it happens to the biggest players. Without them, the show just isn't the same. Obviously, there are the guys behind them, but tournaments like this deserve to have big names on the court. I think the increased number of days in the Masters 1000 plays a huge role and contributes to these players getting injured."

Stefanos Tsitsipas
9e, 3700 points
Carlos Alcaraz
3e, 7300 points
Jannik Sinner
2e, 8770 points
Novak Djokovic
1e, 9860 points
Rafael Nadal
276e, 205 points
Daniil Medvedev
5e, 6295 points
Casper Ruud
7e, 4185 points
Holger Rune
13e, 2700 points
Andrey Rublev
6e, 4700 points
Grigor Dimitrov
10e, 3615 points
Alexander Zverev
4e, 6345 points
Hubert Hurkacz
8e, 3885 points
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I think this will be Andys last year. What a roller coaster been your biggest fan. And if only for that injury, what else might you have achieved.
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Seumas Mac Seumas Mac
Well done champ, let's go now in next round
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Daniel N. Daniel N.
Stop whining Andy, it's the same for both of you.
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Aladdin Sane Aladdin Sane
Go champ and qualify for the main draw.
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ummai445 ummai445
I miss you Domi well done man
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