Shannen Findlay

Greek tennis star Tsitsipas shares bizarre "naked" photo on Twitter

Greek tennis star Tsitsipas shares bizarre "naked" photo on Twitter

Fans of Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas got into a frenzy after he shared a picture of himself to social media, causing a stir. The 20-year-old took to Twitter and Instagram last night to share a photo of himself with a rather peculiar caption. “I like me better naked,” he wrote. “I don’t mean that in a vain way… When you put clothes on, you immediately put a character on. Clothes are adjectives, they are indicators. “When you don’t have any clothes on, it’s just you, raw, and you can’t hide,” he finished.

However, what appears to be his words revealed itself to be words said almost 10 years ago by the American Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, a social media user quickly pointed out. “Next time at least try to paraphrase,” the user wrote. “… or something.”

The Australian Open semi-finalist revealed in Melbourne his passion for videography and photography, and his social media accounts' large followings don’t just come from tennis. Fans replying to the post where Tsitsipas referred to himself “naked” were torn on what to think of the image. “I think you look better naked too!” a user commented. “What you smoking bro?” another wrote. The young tennis star was defeated in straight sets by Rafael Nadal in their Australian Open semi-final last month, receiving praise from the 17-time slam winner. “He has everything to make it happen – good serve, good shot from the baseline, he is brave, he goes to the net often,” Nadal said. “…when at that age he is in the semi-finals that says a lot of good things about him. “I hope to face him in important rounds in the next couple of years.” Did you watch Stefanos Tsitsipas play in the Australian Open? Let us know in the comments below.