Meet Stefanos Tsitsipas Parents Julia Apostoli And Apostolos Tsitsipas
Stefanos Tsitsipas was born in Athens, Greece, on August 12, 1998, to Apostolos Tsitsipas and Julia Apostoli.
Julia Sergeyevna Apostoli is a former professional tennis player who played for the Soviet Union from 1980 to 1990 and then for Greece.
At the time of his birth, his parents were tennis teachers at the Astir Palace resort hotel in Vouliagmeni.
Stefanos Tsitsipas Family Background Explored
Stefanos Tsitsipas's father, Apostolos Tsitsipas, is Russian, and his mother, Julia Apostoli, is Greek.
Sergei Salnikov, his maternal grandfather, was a Soviet footballer who represented Zenit Leningrad, Spartak Moscow, and Dynamo Moscow.
Stefanos' mother was a former world No. 1 junior with a career-high professional ranking inside the top 200 and a Federation Cup appearance for the Soviet Union.
Apostolos and Julia first met at a WTA event in Athens, where his mother competed, and his father served as a line judge.
Does Stefanos Tsitsipas Have Any Siblings?
Stefanos Tsitsipas has three younger siblings, including two brothers, Petros and Pavlos (Paul), and a younger sister, Elisavet. His siblings are all tennis players as well.
Tsitsipas' parents, who both have strong tennis histories, initiated their oldest son into the sport at an early age.
Petros is a professional tennis player from Greece. Petros reached an ATP doubles rating of No. 198 on April 25, 2022, and an ATP singles ranking of No. 727 on August 30, 2021.