Jannik Sinner not winning Grand Slams and becoming World No. 1 would be a SURPRISE says Novak Djokovic predicting big things for the Italian
Novak Djokovic showered hopes over the young star saying that he is destined for success and that it is only time until he reaches the top
(L-R)Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner.(credits: Fox Sports, The Daily Voice)
After having lifted the ATP Finals title for a record seventh time in front of a full-packed Italian crowd on Sunday, Novak Djokovic was over the moon. He completely dominated his opponent Jannik Sinner over the course of the match beating the Italian by a margin of 6-3, 6-3. But after the match, at the post-match conference, the Serbian was in praise for the local boy stating that he has great things to achieve in the near future.
Djokovic showered hopes over the young star saying that he is destined for success and that it is only time until he reaches the top of the pile in the rankings. Nole also went on to talk about the Italian tennis community and how the sport has gradually improved in the last few years. He held Sinner as the ideal lad to carry forward the Italian flag in the world of tennis and win Grand Slams in the future.
He said, “He needs to keep going because he’s definitely on the right path. I’m not the only one who is saying he can win slams & be No. 1 in the world. I would be very surprised if that doesn’t happen. I don’t know if it’s next year or the year to come. He’s 22. He has a lot of time ahead of him. Jannik, the Italian tennis is in good hands. I think Jannik is someone that is very professional, that loves his country. He does all the right things with his people.”
Novak Djokovic showered his praise on the Italian crowd:
Novak Djokovic was left shocked by the atmosphere of the Italian state of Turin, the very same place that hosted the recently played ATP Finals. Djokovic talked about how iconic and special the fans made it at the stands the whole tournament. Djokovic added that Sinner’s performance at the competition was hugely boosted by the support he received from the local supporters.
He also talked about how the surroundings and the atmosphere made Sinner the absolute favorite for the silverware marking this year’s crowd as different from when he was here the last time. He said, “I played here already two years, but this year was something different. I think it’s credit to Jannik, as well, of course being Italian & being one of the favorites to win the title.”
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