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Defeating Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros is famously one of the toughest tasks in all of tennis, and there are only two players who have ever achieved the feat. But according to Stefanos Tsitsipas, there’s an easy solution to prevent the 13-time champion from lifting the trophy in Paris yet again.

Tsitsipas, who is kicking off his 2021 season at the ATP Cup suiting up for Greece, took a break from his pre-season preparation on Sunday to host a Q&A session with fans.

“I have an answer to everything,” Tsitsipas posted on Twitter, inviting fans to send him questions. But there was a catch: “No more vanilla questions please. Keep them interesting.”

Tsitsipas stayed true to form and made sure to keep the answers interesting, too. When asked if there was anything he’d like to ban permanently, the Greek player replied:

Former World No. 1 Nadal has won 13 of his 20 Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros, amassing 100 match wins over 16 years of dominance. Tsitsipas, on the other hand, owns nine wins at Roland Garros, including last year’s run to the semi-final.

Check out more highlights from World No. 6’s unfiltered Q&A session - including his pre-match ritual and a childhood snap from the Tsitsipas photo album - below.

As players descend on Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, they’ll have to follow health and safety precautions that include a two-week quarantine period. Tsitsipas revealed who he will be partnering with for training during that time, and the name is no surprise to fans of the Greek player:

The Nitto ATP Finals champion also explained how he copes with stressful on-court situations: by putting everything into perspective.

Greek gods are a vital part of Tsitsipas' pre-match routine:

Take notes on this hair advice from the owner of one of the ATP Tour’s signature manes.

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