Jannik Sinner finds those who ran him over: “I don’t have to throw myself down.”

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Jannik Sinner finds Auger-Aliassime, who swept him away in Madrid

Jannik Sinner finds on his way again the Canadian Auger-Aliassime, who routed him in the Madrid Masters 1000 6-2, 6-1 a few months ago. The Italian tennis player is ready for the challenge: “With him it’s always a difficult match, in Madrid he didn’t leave me a chance, but now the surface is different. He is in good shape but I will be ready.”

On the pressure that comes with defeats: “The pressure is there and in the end I don’t even think it’s a problem. I always try to see the positive side of things and not get down on myself. If I get a lot of attention, it means that I am doing things the right way, and that heartens me even in difficult times. I know the path to follow, today I did things wrong that I will obviously try to improve tomorrow. The truth is that I put the pressure on myself because I always want to win. Clearly in Italy there is a lot of pressure to deal with, but it is not at the moment an issue I want to go into.”

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