Professional tennis player Jannik Sinner represents Italy at the world stage. As of 1 November 2021, he has been rated world No. 9 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and world No. 124 in doubles.
By winning the 2020 Sofia Open in Sofia, Bulgaria, Sinner became the youngest ATP titleholder since 2008 and the youngest to win five championships since Novak Djokovic in 2007 when he was just 17 years old.
By winning the 2021 Citi Open, he became the first adolescent to win an ATP 500 tournament. It was only after getting into the top 100 that Sinner was recognized with the ATP Newcomer of the Year title in 2019.
he became the youngest male singles quarterfinalist since Novak Djokovic in 2006, when he was just 16 years old. There has never before been an ATP top-10 player born after 2000.
In terms of the amount of topspin he can generate with his backhand, he’s been the ATP Tour’s undisputed leader.
He was raised in Sesto, Italy, where his father is a chef and his mother works as a server at a ski resort, where he was born and raised.
While he was a top Italian junior skier from the ages of eight to twelve, he was also a two-time national runner-up in giant slalom.
It was at the tender age of thirteen that he gave up skiing and football in favour of tennis, and he left his family to train with Riccardo Piatti and Massimo Sartori full-time.
How old is Jannik Sinner?
He was born in San Candido, Italy, on August 16, 2001, and is now 21 years old.