Stefanos Tsitsipas's change of heart should thrill Greek tennis fans

Tsitsipas is reevaluating his Paris Olympics plans, and Greek fans couldn't be happier
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Greek tennis fans must be dancing in the streets after hearing the latest news on Stefanos Tsitsipas. Tsitsipas is reevaluating his Paris Olympics plans and will make a schedule addition.

Months ago, Tsitsipas clarified that his priorities at the Olympics were in singles and men's doubles with his brother Petros Tsitsipas. That left his Tokyo Olympics mixed doubles partner Maria Sakkari out in the cold.

Sakkari was disappointed and hoped that Stefanos would have a change of heart, and it appears he has.

Stefanos Tsitsipas will play all three events in the Paris Olympics if he qualifies

Tsitsipas is now commited to playing all three disciplines in the Paris Olympics should he qualify. He will definitely qualify in singles and in mixed doubles with Sakkari so the outlier could be doubles with his brother Petros.

Hopefully, it works out because Stefanos talked about his dream of winning an Olympic medal with his brother, but fans know that the Greek star has game on the red Roland Garros clay so they do not want him to limit himself.

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Tsitsipas dealt with a back injury earlier in the year, and his relationship with Paula Badosa was in flux with the pair breaking up and reconciling in a few weeks time.

Maybe those issues were factoring into his decision to not play mixed doubles. Tsitsipas looks like he is in a great place physically, mentally, and emotionally so why not go for three Olympic medals.

It will not be easy for any of the tennis players. Once they leave Roland Garros after the French Open, they will dive head first into grass court season leading up to Wimbledon. At some point, they will need to pivot back to clay before entering the hardcourt season in full. The changes of surface and geographical demands on the players leading up to the Olympics could factor into who wins medals.

Qualification for the Olympics concludes at the end of the French Open, so many unanswered questions will soon be answered when fans see the players who qualified to represent their country.

Fans have openly wondered how Tsitsipas would feel if he played mixed doubles with Sakkari, and they drew Paula Badosa and her Spanish partner. That would add to the Olympic tennis drama.

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