Jannik Sinner, Daniil Medvedev’s concern: “Grown so much.”
The intention is not to underestimate in any way the one who will be his opponent in the finals.
Daniil Medvedev already frames Jannik Sinner, who like him has earned the right to play in the final of the Miami Masters 1000. The Russian, who in his semifinal match had ruled compatriot Karen Khachanov (7-6, 3-6, 6-3) in three sets, was clear that he expects a top-level challenge against the South Tyrolean, who was able to eliminate ATP No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz.
“Sinner, like Alcaraz, is capable of hitting the ball with great power,” Medvedev noted. “Carlos’ game remains more complete fundamentally right now. Jannik, however, is making important progress and with great speed. This year, in particular, he has grown so much.”
There is one aspect of Sinner’s game in particular that concerns Medvedev: “The ground game. On this fundamental, Jannik can really hit the ball with a lot of force. His almost ping-pong type of tennis can put his opponent in great difficulty.” The two had already faced each other in the final in Rotterdam, and in that case it was the Russian who prevailed.