Italian tennis star player Jannik Sinner clinched his maiden ATP Masters 1000 title, beating Australian opponent Alex de Minaur 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday. With this win, Sinner also became the youngest Italian man to win a Masters title, aged 21 years only. Additionally, he also became only the second Italian man to win a Masters in the sport.
The 21-year-old fought a 90-minute battle to overcome his Australian opponent to clinch his maiden title. It is to be noted that Sinner has previously lost two Masters 1000 finals in 2021 and 2023 against Hubert Hurkacz and Daniil Medvedev respectively.
Sinner after this win has reached a new career high off World No. 6.
Sinner walks straight towards his team to celebrate win
The 21-year-old after his hard-fought battle against de Minaur, walked straight towards his team in the box to celebrate his maiden Masters 1000 title. He also acknowledged his team in the post-match presentation, stating, “I want to thank my team. Not the whole team is here, but I’m very happy to share this moment with all you guys.”
The Italian also spoke of what this win means to him. “A great result I can share with all the people who are close to me,” he added.