Jannik Sinner defeats Noel Djokovic for the first time In an unforgettable evening which marked the highest point of his career, but which represented only the first of a long series of successes. In the second match of the 2023 ATP Finals, the 22-year-old from South Tyrol defeated the Serbian champion on a tie break at the end of a very high-intensity three sets played on equal terms against the world number one. Also thanks to the support of 15,000 people at the Palazzolo in Turin, the Italian talent achieved a victory that took him one step closer to the semi-finals. But to aim to win the tournament, Sinner will first have to prove himself in the last match of the round robin against Dane Holger Roon.
ATP Finals Turin 2023, Sinner wins against Djokovic
,There is no better place than this to defeat the world No. 1 player.Sinner said warmly in the post-race interview. “I managed to play the most important points in the best possible way. I felt a little stressed when I lost the second set, but together with you we won – he further said – It was a very tactical match, I tried to play the third set a little better, especially in the important moments. It was a roller coaster but in the end I managed to come out taller than him.”
now the sinner will face Danish Rune, ranked 8th in the worldWhich comes with a lucky win against Djokovic due to a loss in the first match and the withdrawal of Greek Tsitsipas after just three games due to back problems.
Even if the South Tyrolean side has its Several combinations that will take him to the semi-finals even without winningQualification is not yet mathematical (to learn about the record prize money of the ATP Finals in Turin here).
“Maybe that’s what is needed now, to put myself out there and focus on the next match which will be difficult with a player who is playing very well – said Sinner at the press conference – I am looking forward to facing him again and moving forward. “I’m happy to pitch again with one objective: give my best and play an excellent match.”
“The good thing about the round robins is that even if you lose you can still qualify. I may still be out, but let’s try to stay positiveGo out on the pitch and give your best,” said the 22-year-old.
I am doing it right now There were two precedents between Sinner and Rune, both won by the Danes.: For the first time in 2022 in the semi-finals of the ‘Sofia Open’ with the South Tyrolean retiring in the third set, for the second time this year at the Monte Carlo Masters, again in the semi-finals from 2 sets to 1.
ATP Finals Turin 2023, where the match between Sinner and Rune can be seen
The match between Jannik Sinner and Holger Rune is scheduled for the third day of the Green Group of the Nitto ATP Finals 2023. Thursday 16th November, 9pmAt Pala Alpitour in Turin. The match will be watchable free-to-air on Rai 2, while it will be broadcast to subscribers, with commentary from Elena Pero and technical commentary from Paolo Bertolucci, streaming on Sky Sports Tennis, Sky Sports Uno and NOW. Turin offers the great football of Serie A, the Champions League, Europe and the Conference League, in addition to the ATP Finals of tennis.
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