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Jannik Sinner becomes youngest since Nick Kyrgios to reach consecutive Wimbledon Fourth Rounds

Published at :July 9, 2023 at 12:04 AM
Modified at :July 9, 2023 at 1:25 AM
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Kshitij Sahu


The Italian prevailed over Quentin Halys in four sets.

In a remarkable display of talent and skill, Jannik Sinner, the rising tennis star from Italy, has etched his name in Wimbledon history. At just 20 years old, Sinner has become the youngest player since Nick Kyrgios in 2015-2016 to reach back-to-back Men's Singles Fourth Rounds at the prestigious Grand Slam tournament.

Sinner's incredible journey began in the 2022 Wimbledon Championships when he delivered a stunning performance that caught the attention of tennis enthusiasts worldwide. He started his campaign by defeating the seasoned Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in a gripping first-round encounter. Sinner continued to impress in the subsequent rounds, triumphing over Mikael Ymer and John Isner.

His most notable victory came in the fourth round against the highly-touted Carlos Alcaraz. However, Sinner's remarkable run was halted by the indomitable Novak Djokovic, who went on to secure his fourth consecutive Wimbledon title that year. Despite leading Djokovic by two sets to love, Sinner fell just short in a thrilling five-set battle.

Sinner targets improved performance in 2023

Undeterred by his near-miss, Sinner returned to the hallowed grounds of the All England Club in 2023, ready to make his mark once again. The young Italian demonstrated his unwavering determination and fierce competitiveness from the outset. In the first round, Sinner swiftly dispatched Juan Manuel Cerundolo with a commanding 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 victory.

He followed up with an impressive win over Diego Schwartzman, prevailing 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 in a display of his exceptional shot-making abilities. In the third round, Sinner faced Quentin Halys, and after a slow start, he regained his momentum to claim a hard-fought 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 victory.

Up next is Daniel Galan

With his path now set for the fourth round, Sinner is eager to overcome his previous year's performance and continue his meteoric rise in the tennis world. His next challenge will be against Colombian No.1 Daniel Galan, a formidable opponent who will undoubtedly test Sinner's resilience and skill on the grass court. Galan who will be playing his first fourth round match at Grandslam stage defeated M. Ymer in his previous match 6-2, 6-7, 7-6, 3-6, 6-1. Tennis enthusiasts and fans alike eagerly await the matchup, as Sinner's performances thus far have showcased his immense potential and ability to compete against the best in the world.

As Sinner moves deeper into the tournament, the tennis community is taking notice of his exceptional talent and potential. With his remarkable achievements at such a young age, the Italian phenom is poised to become one of the game's future stars. As he continues to push the boundaries and challenge the established hierarchy in men's tennis, Jannik Sinner is proving that he is a force to be reckoned with on the grandest stages of the sport.

As the Wimbledon Championships unfold, all eyes will be on Sinner, waiting to see if he can surpass his previous year's accomplishments and make an even greater impact on the tournament. With each passing match, the young Italian's legend continues to grow, and the tennis world eagerly awaits his next triumph.

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