Masters: Sinner impresses, ready to dethrone Alcaraz?

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By taking his place in the top 4 of the ATP rankings this season, Jannik Sinner moved up a gear by managing to increase his level of play to break certain glass ceilings on which he was stumbling. The Italian had until then played several quarter-finals in Grand Slams, each time falling against the very best after a huge fight. Winner against Novak Djokovic on Tuesday evening at the Masters, he dazzled the tennis world and could well end up stealing the spotlight from Carlos Alcaraz.

Qualified for the first time officially for the Masters of Turin, Jannik Sinner struck a big blow by offering himself, for the first time in his career, the scalp of Novak Djokovic Tuesday evening. In front of his audience committed to his cause, the Italian went for his match and seems ready to take the next step. Titled to TorontoHis first Masters 1000, Sinner has been playing all ahead for a while… Until the top in 2024?

Comfortable against the best

Since its explosion at the end of 2020, Jannik Sinner proved that he was capable of playing remarkable tennis but his weak point was physicality. The Italian has often failed in hot moments like Wimbledon 2022 when he led by two sets against Djokovic or when he had a match point against Alcaraz at theUS Open last year. From now on, he has rebalanced things in his clashes with the Serb and even with Daniil Medvedev et Alcaraz notably.

Future number 1?

Biggest hope among the younger generation, Carlos Alcaraz has already shown that he will become one of the legends of his sport. The Spaniard, in more difficulty at the end of the season, perhaps manages his schedule a little less well and is getting tired. Jannik Sinnerhe seems to have sorted out his little physical glitches. Greg Rusedskiformer world number 4, made a prediction about the future. “Last night, I had never seen Jannik Sinner play a better match than this, from start to finish. What will the world top 3 order look like in five years? I think it will be Sinner in 1, Alcaraz in 2 and Rune in 3” he confided on X (formerly Twitter).

Major title in 2024?

Able to express himself on all surfaces, Jannik Sinner is now one of the first names to win a title of the Grand Slam in 2024. The Italian could definitively become his country’s best player in the Open era. Whatever happens, he will definitely be one to watch, having already reached at least the quarter-finals everywhere. In any case, Carlos Alcaraz has no doubts about his future. “He is one of the players who can win a Grand Slam. And I think he will reach world No. 1 in 2024 or he will be in a position to get there. This is my prediction » he blurted.

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