Why Jannik Sinner is closer to miss the French Open

Sinner faces withdrawal from French Open due to hip issues; prioritizing health over aspirations; potential for ATP No. 1.

Why Jannik Sinner Is Closer To Miss The French Open

Jannik Sinner, the rising star of Italian tennis, finds himself at a crossroads as the French Open approaches. While he harbors ambitions of securing his second Grand Slam title and ascending to the coveted position of world No. 1, his recent struggles with injury present a formidable obstacle.

Having retired from the Madrid Open and subsequently opted out of the Italian Open in Rome due to persistent hip issues, Sinner’s participation in Roland Garros hangs in the balance. La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that medical professionals have advised him to prioritize rest to prevent his hip discomfort from evolving into a chronic condition. As part of his rehabilitation regimen, Sinner has been diligently following a treatment plan at the Juventus medical center in Turin.

With the French Open looming on the horizon, Sinner and his team face a critical decision in the coming week. While the allure of competing on one of tennis’s grandest stages is undeniable, the potential consequences of pushing through injury weigh heavily on their minds. Despite his desire to compete, indications suggest that Sinner may opt to withdraw from the tournament to safeguard his long-term health.

Interestingly, should Sinner forego the French Open, there remains a glimmer of hope for the Italian prodigy to achieve the pinnacle of tennis glory. In a scenario where Novak Djokovic fails to advance to the final stages of the tournament, Sinner could ascend to the top spot in the ATP rankings, a testament to his remarkable talent and resilience.

Jannik Sinner in 2024

Jannik Sinner

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22 year old
2024 Highlights

Currently the world no.2 (career-high), Jannik played his last match on the 30th of April when he overcame world no.18 Karen Khachanov 5-7 6-3 6-3 in the 4th round in Madrid (draw).

During this season the Italian owns a compiled 28-2 win-loss record. Jannik conquered 3 titles in 2024 at the Australian Open, Rotterdam and Miami.

Sinner has scheduled to compete next at the French Open (French Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 26th of May.

Sinner's Record

Jannik Sinner

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