For Jannik Sinner, Olympic appointment looms: his march towards it

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For Jannik Sinner, the Olympic appointment looms: his march to get there

The question that all tennis fans are asking, after the painful five-set defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, è this is: what will Jannik Sinner do now, given that the defeat è was also determined by an ailment that affected him during the night, so much so that the physiotherapist had suggested that he not play, and that it è worsened during the match.

The question è legitimate given that the world number 1 è is entered in the’ATP 250 on the Swedish clay in Baastad, the Swedish Open, which è is scheduled for next week. At the moment there are no signs that Jannik wants to cancel himself from this tournament, one of the most prestigious on red clay, but è it is clear that saving physical and especially mental energy ahead of the Olympic tournament in Paris, which kicks off on Saturday, July 27, would be very important.

In case Jannik has to forgo Baastad, he would train in Monte Carlo in order to arrive at his best for the five-ring event, which, we recall, will be played on the courts of Roland Garros. Meanwhile, Jannik, even though è he was beaten in the quarters at Wimbledon, will remain firmly in the first position in the world rankings even after the tournament is over.

Indeed, although Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz and Medvedev, three of his most dangerous opponents, are still in the running, they would not overtake him even if they were to lift the cup. Sinner right now has 9570 points while Djokovic, by winning, would come in at 9160, Alcaraz at 8130 and Medvedev at 7725.

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