Jannik Sinner keeps on checking “firsts” off his rundown. The 19 years old Italian arrived at his first ATP Masters 1000 quarter-final yesterday after defeating Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 6-2 for a shot at Gold in the quarter-final of the Miami Open.
This is Sinner’s third Masters 1000 draw, yet he is substantiating himself at the first-class level.
The youngster recuperated well from an almost three-hour-long brawl against Khachanov Karen in the third round to defeat Ruusuvuori in the next game.
He will play Alexander Bublik (32nd seed) in today’s Miami Open quarter-finals. Bublik, who procured his first two successes of the competition against Laslo Djere and James Duckworth, is energized by the test of confronting Sinner for the second time in their ATP H2H contention.