Jannik Sinner gets off on the right foot in evening session in Rome

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Jannik Sinner up one set

He got off on the right foot Jannik Sinner in the third round of the Internazionali d’Italia, which pits him against lucky loser Alexander Shevchenko.

The South Tyrolean tennis player won the first set 6-3: Down 2-0, Jannik immediately caught up with his opponent and at 3-3 he then placed the final stretch, winning the first partial.

Despite having achieved excellent results in skiing since childhood, at the age of 13 Jannik decided to devote himself exclusively to tennis, moving to Bordighera, at the court of Riccardo Piatti. It was a choice that would prove successful, as Sinner is the youngest Italian tennis player ever to enter the top 100 (October 2019) and to win an Atp title in the Open era (Sofia 2020). In addition, along with Matteo Berrettini, Jannik is the only Italian tennis player to have reached at least the round of 16 in all four Slams. For him, 2022 was the breakthrough year: he left Piatti to rely on Vagnozzi.

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