Tsitsipas fights back to reach Rotterdam final

Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his first final since last year's French Open when he came back from a set down to defeat Czech qualifier Jiri Lehecka in the Rotterdam semi-finals on Saturday.

World number four Tsitsipas edged his 20-year-old rival 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.   -  AP

Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his first final since last year's French Open when he came back from a set down to defeat Czech qualifier Jiri Lehecka in the Rotterdam semi-finals on Saturday.

World number four Tsitsipas edged his 20-year-old rival 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and will face either defending champion Andrey Rublev or Felix Auger-Aliassime for the title on Sunday.

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"He was really pushing me," said Greek star Tsitsipas.

"I didn't know what to expect, so I was trying to figure out his patterns and his game. He was playing incredibly well after the first serve, pressing and attacking like I had never seen before. I had to stay in the match and I managed to survive."

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