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Jannik Sinner

Italian professional tennis player

Jannik Sinner
Italian professional tennis player Source: Google

Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner competes professionally. As of 1 November 2021, the Association of Tennis Professionals had him ranked as high as world No. 9 in singles and world No. 124 in doubles.

Early Life, Family, And Education

Siglinde Sinner and Johann Sinner welcomed Jannik Sinner into the world in Innichen, Italy. His mother works as a waitress in a chalet in Val Pusteria, where his father, Johann is the chef.

Additionally, the young athlete has a brother by the name of Marc Sinner. He has a close relationship with his Brunico-working sibling.

Jannik creates a family that is very diligent and has a strong work ethic. He now appreciates the value of commitment and a positive workplace environment.

The 19-year-old athlete is coached by the top tennis coach in the world Riccardo Piatti, who has worked with many players ranked in the top 10 on the ATP rankings, including Novak Djokovic.

Additionally, Sinner has received praise from Piatti for his unwavering commitment to winning, hard work, humility, and involvement in the sport.

Roger Federer encouraged the young tennis player to pursue a career in tennis; the Swiss professional is currently ranked No. 4 in the world. Not to mention that Federer is Sinner’s idol.

Aside from that, he shared his father’s love of tennis. Prior to that, he used to ski and thought about going pro. Not to mention, at the age of only seven, he took home a national age-group championship.

The athlete, however, decided to play tennis professionally. Jannik recently completed his high school education in 2019 and has decided against continuing his education. He is instead concentrating on his tennis career and his ambition to win ATP titles.

Age, Height, And Weight

The athlete will turn 20 this year, that is, 20 as of August 16, 2021. He is approximately 76 gs, or 167.5 lbs, and stands 6 feet 3 inches tall.

 

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Tennis Career

Early Career

Sinner started working out in Coach Riccardo Piatti’s tennis facility when he was just 13 years old.

The 20-year-old was inspired to play tennis by both his idol Roger Federer and his father’s fervor and obsession for the game. Before going pro in 2018, he improved his tennis technique.

The ATP Challenger Singles, the second-highest level of tennis competition, was quickly won by the young tennis player.

With his triumph, he became the first person who was born in 2001 to make it to a Challenger final. The Challenger singles championship was also won by Jannik, who was the youngest Italian in tournament history.

 

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Since then, the sinner has won numerous ITF titles. As a result, he was given a spot in his first ATP tournament and participated in his first tour-level match at the Hungarian Open.

The athlete also advanced to his second ATP Challenger final and triumphed in Lexington.

In addition, he won the Italian Open for the first time, giving him an ATP Masters victory. Not to mention, Jannik joined a select group of 11 competitors who have won more than one Challenger title before turning 18 in the tournament’s history.

2019 Grand Slam

The Italian player had a prosperous start to his career and won three games in the US Open qualifying round.

He thus earned a spot in the Grand Slam competition. Additionally, before receiving a wild card for the European Open, he was the youngest male tennis player to reach the ATP semifinals in more than five years.

Not to mention, after defeating a former World No-Player, he triumphed against a Top-50 competitor for the first time.

 

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The former skier was also granted a wild card entry to the Vienna Open, where his victory helped him achieve his first-ever Top-100 ranking.

Later, Australian player Alex de Minaur was defeated by Sinner to win the 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals. As a result of his victory, he was the third and youngest winner of

2020 Career

He lost in the first round of the Auckland Open, which gave him a sluggish start to the 2020 Grand Slam, but he won the opening round of the Australian Open.

Jannik additionally received wild cards for the Montpellier Open and Rotterdam Open. In the second round at Rotterdam, he defeated a player ranked No. 10 in the world.

He did, however, lose in his second quarterfinal at the ATP level. Nevertheless, in the first round of the Marseille Open, the former skier prevailed over a Slovak tennis player.

In addition, he participated in both the Indian Wells Challenger and Indian Wells Masters.

 

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2021 Match in Adelaide

Prior to the Australian Open the following month, Jannik Sinner had the opportunity to join top athletes in the Adelaide quarantine bubble on January 29, 2021.

In fact, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, and Serena Williams were standing next to Sinner.

The contest between world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner was also the day’s main event.

But Novak doesn’t show up in the stadium for the game’s opening set, so Filip Krajinovic plays and takes the set.

Novak returns to the match and defeats Sinner in the second set. Novack provided a backstory, explaining that he was unable to play because of blisters in his hand.

Relationship And Kids

‘Jan the Fox’ is presently seeing well-known Italian influencer Maria Braccini. Well, it turns out that all those rumors about teenage relationships were accurate.

The Italian player is very committed to furthering his professional development. He has also said that his girlfriend’s independence is her best quality about her.

“Maria is very tender and affectionate, but also very independent and this is the quality that strikes me the most. We are two young guys who are now sharing a great experience together. Didn’t we post any couple of photos? I don’t see why we should let everyone know.”

Back Injury

We all witnessed Sinner lose the match out of his own hands during the opening round of the Montpellier ATP 250 tournament. As he continues to explain that he has never experienced pain before, he also felt it.

He had discussed it with the physiotherapist before the procedure started. Sinner later broke the good news that it was a minor injury as everyone tensed up for his well-being.

With that, he even came back for the game in Marseille.

Net Worth And Salary

Tennis matches and victories have significantly increased Sinner’s net worth.

He is only a teenager, but his net worth is estimated to be more than $0.5 million. He was also given $1,311,261 in prize money.

Jannik has endorsement and sponsorship deals with well-known companies as well. Head, an American-Dutch sportswear company, provided support for his on-court equipment.

Social Media Presence

The Italian player mainly discusses his tennis highlights, matches, workouts, and training sessions. In addition, he occasionally sends photos to his loved ones.

 Instagram: 174 thousand followers

Twitter:11 thousand followers

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FAQ’s

What agency does Jannik Sinner work for?

Since October 2019, Jannik Sinner has worked for the Starwing Sports management company.

Why was Jannik Sinner referred to as the “Red Baron”?

Jannik Sinner reportedly goes by the moniker Red Baron because of the color of his hair.

What kind of player is Jannik Sinner?

Similar power and speed can be seen in Jannik Sinner’s forehand and backhand movements. His two-handed backhand is, in fact, a strength for his groundstrokes.

Which position in the current ranking does Jannik Sinner occupy?

With 2,500 points, Jannik Sinner drops to the nineteenth spot in the live rankings.

What brand of tennis shoes wears Jannik Sinner?

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Zero is currently being worn by Jannik Sinner. Sinner, who previously wore the Nike Air Zoom Vapor X, recently switched to the Zoom Zero.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jannik Sinner
Birth Date August 16, 2001
Birth Place Innichen, Italy
Nick Name Jan The Fox
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality Italian
Ethnicity Mixed
Education Not Available
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Siglinde Sinner
Mother’s Name Johann Sinner
Siblings Marc Sinner
Age 21 years old
Height 6 feet 3 inches
Weight 167.5 lbs (76 kg)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Grey
Build Athletic
Profession Tennis Player
Current Ranking No. 46
Highest Ranking No. 4
Active Years 2018-Present
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend None
Current Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Net Worth Over $0.5 million

 

 

 

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