Stefanos Tsitsipas's list of goals for 2024 is extensive. The 25-year-old Greek tennis player wants to win his maiden Grand Slam. This should come as no surprise to anyone since he has come close two times as the 2021 French Open and 2023 Australian Open finalist.
His other goal pertains to the 2024 Paris Olympics. He wants to win an Olympic medal. Tsitsipas competed at the previous Olympics but did not make the podium. He will aim to play singles, doubles with his brother Petros Tsitsipas, and mixed doubles with Maria Sakkari. His previous best result was in the quarterfinal round with Sakkari in Tokyo. All of these would be dream scenarios for Tsitsipas, but the most impactful would be representing his country with his brother in doubles.
While this is an extensive list, there is one glaring omission that tennis fans may be surprised about. There is no mention of reaching World No. 1.
Tsitsipas must not value World No. 1 ranking over Grand Slams anymore
A few months ago Tsitsipas said that the World No. 1 ranking was more important than winning Grand Slams. At that time, many questioned his logic. Maybe it is just like the chicken and egg argument, one comes first but both tend to be together.
Note that Tsitsipas kept his goal list limited to professional ones. He understandably did not address his personal life or his relationship with Paula Badosa. "Tsitsidosa" has been going strong for nearly a year. The couple were spotted together at the Australian Open and seemed very happy. Many wonder if an engagement could be on the horizon for Tsistipas also. If he won a Grand Slam, an Olympic medal, and got engaged, 2024 would be a banner year in his life.