Jannik Sinner won his 1st China Open in 1st October 2023 after defeating world number 2 Carlos Alcaraz and world number 3 Danil Medvevev. It was a very impressive run indeed for the 22 year old and has brought his current world ranking to number 4.

Jannik Sinner was born on August 16, 2001, in San Candido, Italy.

Jannik did not actually focus on tennis until the age of 13. Before that, he was one of the most promising junior skiers in Italy and even won a national championship in giant slalom at eight years old and was the runner up at the age of twelve.

He’s often asked if he thinks he made the right choice to go for tennis instead of skiing.

Read more: Sinner is finally a Winner

Carlos Alcaraz is a name that has established himself firmly as the annointed successor to tennis dominance in the world of professional tennis . Born on May 5, 2003, in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain, Alcaraz has quickly risen through the ranks to establish himself as one of the brightest talents in the sport. His rapid ascent has captivated fans and experts alike, particularly his recent captures of Wimbledon 2023 and USOpen 2022, the ultimate grandslam titles all great wannabes seek to achieve.

Read more: The Rise of Young Mercurial Talent : Carlos Alcaraz

There are four major tennis competitions in the world, commonly known as the Grand Slam tournaments. These are:

  1. Australian Open: Held annually in Melbourne, Australia, in January.
  2. French Open (Roland Garros): Held annually in Paris, France, in May and June.
  3. Wimbledon: Held annually in London, England, in June and July.
  4. US Open: Held annually in New York City, United States, in August and September.
Read more: Global Tennis Competitions

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