Stefanos Tsitsipas, what praise for Jannik Sinner.
Stefanos Tsitsipas, what a compliment to Jannik Sinner
Stefanos Tsitsipas in an interview with the official ATP channels also mentioned Jannik Sinner while constructing his “ideal tennis player,” praising the Italian for his competitiveness. “For the forehand: Juan Martin del Potro, his right hand is a hammer. Daniil Medvedev has the best backhand, never seen anyone hit the backhand like him. On serve Milos Raonic, it’s really hard to read him.”
Tsitsipas singled out Novak Djokovic for response, “Obvious choice, he always responds very deep. The slice? Roger Federer without a doubt, while for the volley Nicolas Mahut. I was impressed when I played doubles with him.”
The Hellenic athlete praised Diego Schwartzman for his “sensitivity, he has a very good hand, so I’ll take him. Mobility? Carlos Alcaraz. He moves like there’s no tomorrow. I’ve never seen anyone like him. I’ll take Nadal for his speed, Dimitrov for flexibility, and Fucsovic for physicality.”
On the mental level, Tsitsipas mentioned Djokovic and our Sinner: “Nole has an incredible mentality, he won many matches just because of his mental strength. And Jannik I discourage him because of his competitiveness, he is not a player who gives up early.”