Taylor Fritz goes straight down on Jannik Sinner

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Taylor Fritz goes straight down on Jannik Sinner

U.S. tennis player Taylor Fritz in an interview with Style talked about his career and his rivals, “When I was 14, I attended a camp with the best young tennis players in the United States. And I realized that they were all better than me. I said to myself, ‘Gee, if I’m not even among the best 15 Americans my age, how can I become one of the best in the world?’ That experience was helpful because from that moment I started working hard.”

On the Italian movement and Jannik Sinner in particular: “I think Jannik will stay in the top ten for a long time. The ranking says he is now the strongest and there is little doubt: he can do everything, he has no weaknesses. Berrettini? Great serve and great forehand, a good guy off the court too. Musetti has a great one-handed backhand and uncatchable shots, I think he has room for improvement.”

On the Americans: “Frances Tiafoe, Tommy Paul and Reilly Opelka are my best friends. But at the same time each of us wants to beat the others and be the first American to win a Slam in two decades.”

Coaching does not appeal to Taylor Fritz: “For me, it should not exist. Understanding what is happening on the court, knowing how to solve problems, and changing strategy are all elements that make the difference between a tennis player and a great tennis player. By introducing coaching, you go and lose a peculiarity that made tennis a unique sport.”

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