Tsitsipas beats Zverev in five set thriller for French Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas French Open finalist

Stefanos Tsitsipas French open finalist
Stefanos Tsitsipas French Open finalist

Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the first Greek to reach a Grand Slam final, beating German Alexander Zverev in five sets in the first semi-final of the French Open.

Tsitsipas who threw away a two set lead as Zverev came into the game to force the fifth set, prevailed 6-3 6-3 4-6 4-6 6-3.

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He is now 6-2 in lifetime head to head with the German.

He now awaits the winner of the second semi-final between Claycourt king, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic for the final on Sunday.