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Tsitsipas gets first Wimbledon win in four years

Stefanos Tsitsipas edged out Alexander Ritschard 7-6 (1), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 on Tuesday evening and will face Australian Jordan Thompson in the next round

Stefanos Tsitsipas Wimbledon 2022 Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 28, 2022 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning his first round match © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the No 4 seed, moved into the second round of Wimbledon by edging out Swiss qualifier Alexander Ritschard 7-6 (1), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.

It was Tsitsipas’ first win at Wimbledon since 2018, when he reached the round of 16.

Tsitsipas needed three hours and 32 minutes to get past the world No 188. He was broken four times in hi 21 service games, and managed 44 winners against 40 unforced errors.

Tsitsipas, ranked No 5, will face Australian Jordan Thompson next.

London (Grand Slam), other first-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass, GBP 40.350.000, most recent results first):

  • Taylor Harry Fritz (11) beat Lorenzo Musetti: 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
  • Jason Murray Kubler (Q) beat Daniel Evans (28): 6-1, 6-4, 6-3
  • Dennis Novak (Q) beat Facundo Bagnis: 7-6 (7), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
  • Roberto Bautista Agut (17) beat Attila Balazs: 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
  • Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros beat Dominik Koepfer: 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (1)
  • Liam Broady (WC) beat Lukas Klein (Q): 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-3
  • Denis Shapovalov (13) beat Arthur Rinderknech: 6-1, 6-7 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1
  • Brandon Nakashima beat Nicola Kuhn (Q): 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-3, 6-2
  • Diego Schwartzman (12) beat Stefan Kozlov (LL): 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
  • Emil Ruusuvuori beat Yoshihito Nishioka: 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
  • Alastair Gray (WC) beat Chun-Hsin Tseng: 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (3)
  • Botic van de Zandschulp (21) beat Feliciano López: 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
  • Filip Krajinovic (26) beat Jiri Lehecka: 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 6-4
  • Maxime Cressy beat Felix Auger-Aliassime (6): 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5)
  • Jordan Thompson beat Roberto Carballes-Baena: 6-4, 6-1, 6-1
  • Rafael Nadal (2) beat Francisco Cerundolo: 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
  • Lorenzo Sonego (27) beat Denis Kudla: 6-7 (6), 6-3, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
  • Jack Draper beat Zizou Bergs (WC): 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4)
  • Mackenzie McDonald beat Nuno Borges (LL): 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (3)
  • Marcos Giron beat Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune (24): 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
  • Jack Sock (Q) beat Bernabe Zapata Miralles (Q): 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-4
  • Hugo Gaston beat Alexei Popyrin: 6-2, 4-6, 0-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3
  • Cristian Garin beat Elias Ymer (LL): 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
  • Ricardas Berankis beat Sam Querrey: 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
  • Benjamin Bonzi beat Zdenek Kolar (LL): 6-3, 6-3, 6-1
  • Christian Harrison (Q) beat Jay Clarke (WC): 7-6 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (6)
  • Jenson Brooksby (29) beat Mikhail Kukushkin (Q): 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
  • Alex De Minaur (19) beat Hugo Dellien: 6-1, 6-3, 7-5
  • Alex Molcan beat Pedro Martinez Portero: 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-1
  • Mikael Ymer beat Daniel Altmaier: 6-3, 7-5, 7-5
  • Reilly Opelka (15) beat Carlos Taberner: 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4
  • Richard Gasquet beat João Sousa: 7-6 (7), 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3
  • Nick Kyrgios beat Paul Jubb (WC): 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 7-5
  • David Goffin beat Radu Albot (Q): 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (5)
  • Hugo Grenier (LL) beat Marc-Andrea Huesler (Q): 6-3, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 2-6, 6-4
  • Steve Johnson beat Grigor Dimitrov (18): 4-6, 5-2 ret.
  • Ryan Peniston (WC) beat Henri Laaksonen: 6-4, 6-3, 6-2
  • Sebastian Baez (31) beat Taro Daniel: 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
  • Oscar Otte (32) beat Peter Gojowczyk: 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
  • Alexander Bublik beat Marton Fucsovics: 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
  • Andy Murray beat James Duckworth: 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
  • Dusan Lajovic beat Pablo Carreno Busta (16): 3-6, 6-4, 0-0 ret.
  • Tallon Griekspoor beat Fabio Fognini: 5-7, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4
  • Miomir Kecmanovic (25) beat John Millman: 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Jannik Sinner (10) beat Stan Wawrinka (WC): 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Tim van Rijthoven (WC) beat Federico Delbonis: 7-6 (7), 6-1, 6-2
  • Jiri Vesely beat Federico Coria: 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (3)
  • Alejandro Tabilo beat Laslo Djere: 7-6 (6), 6-2, 1-6, 4-6, 7-6 (11)
  • Carlos Alcaraz (5) beat Jan-Lennard Struff: 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4
  • Thanasi Kokkinakis beat Kamil Majchrzak: 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-5
  • John Isner (20) beat Enzo Couacaud (Q): 6-7 (6), 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
  • Novak Djokovic (1) beat Soon Woo Kwon: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Tommy Paul (30) beat Fernando Verdasco: 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (4)
  • Frances Tiafoe (23) beat Andrea Vavassori (Q): 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina beat Hubert Hurkacz (7): 7-6 (4), 6-4, 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (8)
  • Adrian Mannarino beat Max Purcell (Q): 6-3, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 4-6, 6-4
  • Jaume Munar beat Thiago Moura Monteiro: 6-2, 6-4, 7-5
  • Cameron Norrie (9) beat Pablo Andujar: 6-0, 7-6 (3), 6-3
  • Maximilian Marterer (Q) beat Aljaz Bedene: 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 7-5
  • Ugo Humbert beat Tomas Martin Etcheverry: 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Casper Ruud (3) beat Albert Ramos Vinolas: 7-6 (1), 7-6 (9), 6-2
  • Quentin Halys beat Benoit Paire: 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
  • Nikoloz Basilashvili (22) beat Lukas Rosol (Q): 6-7 (4), 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
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