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"I play better when I'm calm": meeting with Jannik Sinner, the announced rival of Carlos Alcaraz


PORTRAIT – The ambitious 21-year-old Italian, semi-finalist this week at the Masters 1000 in Miami, embodies the future of world tennis.

The Carlos Alcaraz-Jannik Sinner duel is set to become a classic on the circuit in the coming years.

The epic 5:15 battle won by the Spaniard in the heart of the New York night in the quarterfinals of the US Open 2022 had particularly marked the spirits.

Not long ago, in Indian Wells, the phenomenon Alcaraz again dominated his Italian rival and prevented him from playing a second final in a Masters 1000 after Miami 2021. Despite a third defeat in five duels against the new world number 1, Jannik Sinner, 21, recalled that he too embodied the future of world tennis.

No one ever really doubted it, but younger prodigies like Holger Rune and, of course, 19-year-old Alcaraz have moved ahead of him in the pecking order in recent months.

The Transalpine,

In the top 10 for the first time in his career in…

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Source: lefigaro

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