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Australian Open: Number 4 Italian Tennis Player Takes on 15th Ranked Russian – Live Updates

The Italian tennis player, number 4 in the world, challenges the Russian, 15th in the ATP ranking. All live updates

The Editorial Staff Saturday 20 January 2024, 11.30pm

Of the 16 tennis players who reached the round of 16, only one did not lose a single set. AND Jannik Sinnerwhich with this business card presents itself to the hot phase of the Australian Open. Opposite the Italian, number 4 in the world, is the Russian Karen Khachanov, number 15 in the ATP ranking. There are three precedents, and only once has Jannik lost. In fact, the Russian won at first match at the 2020 US Open, in five sets. That was Sinner’s great limitation, his physical endurance in long matches, but he worked hard on it and came a long way. The South Tyrolean then triumphed in the next two challenges: at the Melbourne 1 tournament and at the Masters 1000 in Miami again in 2021.

The round of 16 draw

Sinner’s words before the match with Khachanov

“Every time I go on the pitch I feel good, the next match will be very difficult, we have played three times, they were always difficult matches, let’s see how it goes, but I am very happy to take the pitch again. Thanks to everyone who believes in me and beyond.” The challenge between Sinner e Khachanov is scheduled on the field Margaret Court Arena a Melbourne starting from 6 Italian hours.

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2024-01-20 22:30:00
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