Matteo Berrettini Roots for Jannik Sinner to Qualify for ATP Finals 2021

Published 10/11/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 3, 2021 Italy’s Matteo Berrettini celebrates winning his third round match against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene REUTERS/Paul Childs


The Wimbledon 2021 finalist Matteo Berrettini is presently showcasing his skills at Indian Wells. He has smoothly gone past Alejandro Tabilo in his opening round in the desert and will lock horns against Taylor Fritz in the next round. In a recent interview, Berrettini praised his fellow Italian, Jannik Sinner.

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Matteo Berrettini wants Sinner to qualify for Nitto ATP Finals, stating that it’d be great for Italian tennis.

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Matteo Berrettini wants Sinner to qualify for Nitto ATP Finals

In a recent interview, Berrettini expressed his desire for Jannik Sinner to qualify for the ATP Finals. He said, “It would be great for Italian tennis if Sinner played the Nitto ATP Finals. He is very young and he is fighting for this goal.”

Furthermore, he continued, “We would play for the fans and it would be great, also because we are two different players. Our tennis is healthy.” (Translated via Google Translate)

Both Sinner and Berrettini are having a remarkable 2021 season so far and are hoping to play at Nitto ATP Finals.

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Jannik Sinner ATP titles in 2021

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The Italian Jannik Sinner has notably clinched three ATP titles and one doubles title so far in the 2021 season. He commenced his season by winning his second ATP title of the career at Great Ocean Road Open. Subsequently, he partnered with Reilly Opelka of America to triumph at Atlanta Open, defeating Steve Johnson and Jordan Thompson in the finals.

Jannik Sinner started his campaign at Washington Open as the fifth seed. He gracefully grabbed his third ATP singles title, defeating Mackenzie McDonald in the finals of the competition. As a result, the Italian made his entry to the top 15 rankings in August 2021.

Aug 8, 2021; Washington, DC, USA; Jannik Sinner of Italy holds the championship trophy after his singles finals match against Mackenzie McDonald of the United States (not pictured) at Citi Open at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

Moroever, at Sofia Open, Sinner powerfully defended his title, beating the Frenchman Gael Monfils in the finals. After achieving these titles, Sinner surely must have entered the India Wells as a top conteder for the title. He’ll be playing against John Isner in the round of 32.

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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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