Jannik Sinner wants to join Carlos Alcaraz.
Sinner points to Alcaraz
Ahead of his debut in the Miami Masters 1000, Jannik Sinner returned to talk about his rivalry with Carlos Alcaraz, who defeated him in the semifinals at Indian Wells, in an interview with the ATP Tour: “It’s great to face him, because our matches are always very tough. He always pushes me to the limit. It is in these challenges that you learn the most and he encourages me to keep improving as a tennis player. What he is doing is impressive, a great merit to be number one in the world again. Right now he is at a higher level than me, but I think I can get there if I keep working the way I am. I know I have the potential to do that, and I’m very confident in the process I’m immersed in, which will lead me to do the right thing on and off the court.”
“I’m very happy with how we started this season, because it’s critical to be able to compete at my best from the beginning, being prepared to work very hard,” Sinner stressed. “I’m only 21 years old, so I think a lot of my potential still needs to be developed. I’ve been putting a lot of emphasis on physicality for a long time, and honestly I feel much stronger and more consistent in that aspect than I did just a year ago. I like the way I play but I obviously want more. To do that, I still have to evolve quite a bit in terms of game intelligence, in reference to shot selection and tactical reading of the game.”