Jannik Sinner, change to win: “I’m working hard on the serve. I have to vary the ball more and go to the net more often “

Jannik Sinner is ready to take the fieldAtp 250 Playa Laguna Open of Umag. The blue will start from the round of 16 and is still waiting to meet his opponent as seeded number 2 of the tournament. After the Croatian competition Sinner will play the Masters 1000’s Cincinnati And Montreal before taking part in the US Open. In an interview with Republic he talked about himself and his level of play. “When I lose, I don’t sleep. In all tournaments I participate to win: it is my mentality. For sure, Wimbledon has given me a lot of confidence, after injuries and bad luck this season: Miami, Indian Wells, Rome .. I play well on every surface, I spend hours and hours improving myself more and more, also because with Simone Vagnozzi we did many changes. It takes time. Of course, I play the best tennis on hardcourt“.

The South Tyrolean also talked about which aspects he needs to improve. “I’m working a lot on the service. I have to to vary more the ball. Go to the net more often. Be even more aggressive. Then maybe you lose the game because you miss a cabbage volley. But now that’s the philosophy: we’ll see if it pays off. I don’t listen to what others say. I only compare myself with the team. I am lucky to have all of this now: because I can adapt to it from a young age. The pressure is always there, but it’s a privilege, it’s a beautiful thing ”.

The hope of all Italians is to one day see Sinner at number 1 in the world ranking. “I don’t like talking about the future. I admit I can play tennis very well, but the road is long. But of course you think about it and dream, because you train to get there. But for this goal you need to have grit inside you, know how to manage pressure, and have fun, with the right people around. You only get to the top with this balance. My only goal is to express 100% of myself. Then let’s see what number in the standings it will correspond to ”.

The blue player also returned to the defeat in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon with Novak Djokovic. “Right after the game, I reviewed the highlights. I want to learn immediately after the defeats. From Wimbledon I bring a lot of positive things: I gained experience on grass and against Nole at Centrale, I beat different types of tennis players. But I could do some things better. Pushing a little bit more in the third and fourth sets, at the expense of more mistakes. Let Djokovic feel my rhythm. In the fifth set, it was late: there was a monster on the other side. Anyway in all tournaments I participate to win: it’s my mentality. For sure, Wimbledon has given me a lot of confidence, after injuries and bad luck this season: Miami, Indian Wells, Rome… ”.

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