Power wins, there will be time and way for fantasy, but the future it’s their stuff. Jannik Sinner imposes itself on Lorenzo Musetti, the first wins derby of the ‘golden boys’ of Italian tennis at the ATP level and flies to quarter finals of the ATP 250 tournament of Antwerp. 7-5, 6-2 the partials for the South Tyrolean, good at exploiting the break points conceded by his rival in a surgical way and conceding just 12 points in his batting rounds. The Tuscan held out until the decisive break in the 11th game of the first set, varying with his strokes and making the Belgian public peel their hands with some showers to be exhibited in the Louvre. More concrete Sinner, who quickly forgets the defeat of Indian Wells against Fritz and conquers others precious points (45) for Finals of Turin: now the gap from Hurkacz is reduced to 315 points. In the quarters, Riccardo Piatti’s pupil will find French Arthur Rinderknech, No. 65 in the ranking, which won the only previous one (red clay in Lyon in May 2021). All the Antwerp tournament is on Sky Sport Tennis.
Race to Turin live: Sinner’s race at the Finals
7) Ruud 3015
8) Nadal 2985 (does not participate)
9) Hurkacz 2955
10) Norrie 2795
11) Sinner 2640
12) Auger-Aliassime 2330