Jannik Sinner, the 18 years old tennis star from Italy defeated his opponent at the Next Gen ATP Finals, Ale De Minaur to win the title of the tournament in Milan.
Jannik Sinner was the youngest of all the players participating at the tournament which was held for the players around the world who were under the age of 21 years. He defeated his final’s opponent Alex De Minaur by 4-2, 4-1 and 4-2.
Sinner, who is the champion of skiing at his school only turned 18 years of age back in August and has also broken into the world top 100 rankings by climbing more than 450 places in the rankings this year alone.
Jannik Sinner thumped the ball for impressive winner shots and was able to overpower is opponent, the 20 years old Alex De Minaur the current world rank no. 18.
Sinner said to the media, “I don’t have words to describe my joy for this moment. I only tried to hit the ball. Alex was an unbelievable player for me. He is really fast. I only tried to play my game perfectly and not to make any unforced errors. I managed to not make many of them, so yes, I am very happy.”
When he was asked about his best performance yet, Jannik Sinner said, “Maybe yes because this week has been an unbelievable one.”
As for De Minaur, he goes home with the runner up trophy of the Next Gen ATP Finals for the 2nd year straight. Last year, he lost the title to Stefanos Tsitsipas.