Jannik Sinner Admits Swapping Life With Lewis Hamilton

Published 11/12/2021, 1:00 PM EST
Tennis – ATP 500 – Erste Bank Open – Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria – October 29, 2021 Italy’s Jannik Sinner celebrates after winning his quarter final match against Norway’s Casper Ruud REUTERS/Lisi Niesner


Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner has been making constant progress on the men’s circuit. He is one of the younger players to make the top 10 in the ATP Rankings. 

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Recently, Jannik Sinner was involved in a question and answer round. Interestingly, he was asked a question that raised a few eyebrows. The Italian sensation was asked if he could choose an athlete that he would like to swap careers with. To which, he stated, “Lewis Hamilton”. 

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Jannik Sinner makes an interesting claim

However, the reason behind it is yet not known. Nonetheless, it is a dream for any athlete to have a glittering career like the one Lewis Hamilton has got. The manner in which he has driven all these years has made him one of the greatest sports personalities.

 

Currently, he is tied with seven World Championships with the legendary Michael Schumacher. Coming to Jannik, from the looks of it, he seems to be fond of the British racer. In the past, he has revealed his desire and liking for Formula One as a sport in general. 

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In tennis, Sinner has made a great impact this season. He came to an ATP Masters 1000 final in Miami. After that, he won titles in the Sofia Open and the European Open. In doing so, he entered the top 10 ATP Rankings. 

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – NOVEMBER 15: Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates winning a 7th F1 World Drivers Championship on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Turkey at Intercity Istanbul Park on November 15, 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Sadly, he has had a bad couple of weeks in tennis lately. He lost in the opening round to Carlos Alcaraz in the Paris Masters. On Wednesday, he lost to three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray in the Stockholm Open. And we wish him the very best for the upcoming 2022 season. All eyes will be on him when he steps on the court again. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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