Jannik Sinner reveals the importance of Olympics for his career

The Italian will participate in the Olympic Games for the first time, this year in Paris

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Jannik Sinner reveals the importance of Olympics for his career
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"I'm very happy. We've done the medical tests, I'm fine. Now we have to continue working: I will play the ATP 500 in Halle, Wimbledon and obviously the Olympics, which will be a key moment in my career."

Jannik Sinner told Sky Sport his feelings after carrying out the medical examinations required for Italian athletes who could participate in the Olympic Games Jannik will be competing in the Olympic Games for the first time and is looking forward to representing Italy after winning the Davis Cup last November. The new world number 1 went to Rome for the usual medical visits of the CONI Olympic probable athletes protocol.

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In the company of the athletic trainer Umberto Ferrara and the Italian captain Filippo Volandri, Sinner carried out the entire visit and made some statements talking about the upcoming commitments and the Olympic dream.

"ATP No.1? It's a very nice feeling, but this year I will just turn 23: I will still have a lot of work to do. My journey has just begun," he told.

"Going to the Olympics is a great honor for me. It will be played in Europe, I'm very excited. I'm curious to meet all the other Italians besides Filippo and to all team up together. The objectives are the same as I had before: to improve both as a tennis player and as a person. The immediate focus is on Wimbledon, where I will try to move forward as much as possible, and of course on Paris 2024 to try to win a medal," added the Italian.

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