Who is Sinner the Tennis Player from Italy?
Jannik Sinner is an Italian professional tennis player who is currently ranked at No. 35 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is the youngest player in the top 100 and is considered one of the most promising young players in the sport. Sinner has already achieved a number of remarkable accomplishments during his short career, including reaching the quarterfinals of the French Open and winning the European Open and Next Gen ATP Finals.
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How Old Is Sinner?
Jannik Sinner was born on August 16, 2001, making him 19 years old. He is the youngest player currently in the top 100 singles rankings and is the first player born in the 2000s to achieve a top 50 ranking.
Sinner began playing tennis at the age of five and at the age of 14, he won the U18 European Championships in singles and doubles. In 2016, he became the youngest player to win the Italian Junior Open.
In 2017, Sinner won the Junior French Open and was named the International Tennis Federation’s Junior World Champion. He also reached the semifinals of the Junior US Open.
Sinner officially turned pro in 2018 and had an impressive start to his career. He won two Challenger events and reached the quarterfinals of the ATP 250 event in Budapest.
In 2019, Sinner won his first ATP Tour title at the European Open and reached the fourth round of the French Open. He also won the Next Gen ATP Finals, becoming the youngest player to win the event.
Sinner started the 2020 season by reaching the semifinals of the Adelaide International and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. He continued his success by reaching the semifinals of the Lyon Open, the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open, and the finals of the Estoril Open.
At the 2020 French Open, Sinner reached the quarterfinals, becoming the youngest player to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament since Rafael Nadal in 2005.
Sinner’s success in 2020 has seen him break into the top 40 for the first time in his career. He is currently ranked at No. 35 in the world and is the youngest player in the top 100.
Style of Play
Sinner is known for his aggressive style of play and his ability to hit powerful shots from both the forehand and backhand side. He also has a good serve and is able to move well around the court.
- U18 European Championships (singles and doubles) – 2016
- Italian Junior Open – 2016
- Junior French Open – 2017
- Junior US Open – 2017 (semifinals)
- European Open – 2019 (champion)
- Next Gen ATP Finals – 2019 (champion)
- French Open – 2020 (quarterfinals)
Sinner is from San Candido, Italy and is coached by Riccardo Piatti. He is the son of former professional basketball player, Maurizio Sinner.
Jannik Sinner is an Italian professional tennis player who is currently 19 years old and ranked at No. 35 in the world. Sinner has had a lot of success in his young career, including winning the European Open and Next Gen ATP Finals, and reaching the quarterfinals of the French Open. He is considered one of the most promising young players in the sport and has a bright future ahead of him.