Jannik Sinner Bio


  • Speaks Italian, German and English
  • . Father, Johann; mother, Siglinde; brother, Marc
  • . Still attends high school
  • . Started playing tennis at age 7 because his dad really liked the sport
  • . Was a champion skier in Italy from age of 8 to 12
  • . Chose tennis over skiing at age 13 and left home to train with Riccardo Piatti and Massimo Sartori in Bordighera, Italy
  • . Credits Piatti, Sartori and his 1st coach Heribert Mayr for helping him grow as a player
  • . Also grateful to his parents for allowing him to leave home as a child and pursue his dream
  • . Favourite shot is backhand, surface is hard, tournament is US Open and city on tour is Rome
  • . Idol growing up was Roger Federer
  • . Favourite TV show is Prison Break and musician is Eminem
  • . Enjoys playing football and supports A.C. Milan
  • . Favourite foods are pizza and sushi, but guilty pleasures are chocolate and candy
  • . Says that his best quality is staying calm.
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