Jannik Sinner Celebrates His Top 10 Debut with Maria Sharapova

Published 11/01/2021, 2:56 PM EDT
WESTWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 16: Tennis Player Maria Sharapova arrives for the Premiere Of Fox Searchlight Pictures’ “Battle Of The Sexes” at Regency Village Theatre on September 16, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)


Maria Sharapova, 5 time Grand Slam winner, is currently enjoying her retirement. After spending time in Amsterdam, Sharapova has arrived in the capital city of France. Meanwhile, the Rolex Paris Masters has also begun. Just recently, she shared a picture with her ‘Italian family’.

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She posted a picture with her former coach, Riccardo Piatti, Jannik Sinner and his family. Sharapova certainly looked happy as she took Twitter to share the picture with her fans. Moreover, the group also celebrated the remarkable milestone that Sinner recently reached.

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Maria Sharapova’s new Italian Family featuring Jannik Sinner

Maria Sharapova speaks onstage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018 at Ritz Carlton Hotel on October 2, 2018 in Laguna Niguel, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Fortune)

The former World No. 1, Maria Sharapova is traveling the world after bidding her goodbye to professional tennis. After scouting Amsterdam, Sharapova has come to Paris. Moreover, the 5 time Grand Slam champion shared a lovely picture with former coach, Riccardo Piatti, Jannik Sinner and Sinner’s family. Riccardo Piatti is the current coach of Jannik Sinner and former coach of Maria Sharapova.

Maria Sharapova and Riccardo Piatti celebrate Sinner’s achievement

Jannik Sinner‘s dream run at Vienna Open ended in the semi-finals of the competition. However, the Italian has entered the top 10 ATP rankings for the very first time in his professional career. With 3395 points, Sinner sits at the ninth position. Moreover, he also holds a strong position for the Nitto ATP Finals scheduled later this month.

Piatti took shared their celebration in Paris on Twitter. He wrote as the caption, “Celebrating @JannikSinner top 10 with my favorite number 1 ever @MariaSharapova,”. Notably, Piatti has worked with some top players like Novak Djokovic, Ivan Ljubicic and Milos Raonic. However, Piatti considers Maria Sharapova as his favorite number 1.

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Subsequently, the new Italian family was spotted in an elegant restaurant. Jannik Sinner was seen eating a special delicacy which is certainly well deserved, considering his recent exploits.

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The Italian will be next seen in action at the Rolex Paris Masters scheduled from today. If Sinner performs well, he will easily qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals in Italy.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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