World number one Jannik Sinner and Djokovic withdraw from Roland Garros 2024

World number one Jannik Sinner and Djokovic withdraw from Roland Garros 2024

Jannik Sinner will be the new number one in world tennis, and the first Italian to hold the number one spot in the ATP rankings. The 22-year-old Blue, in the semi-finals of Roland Garros after Winning in three sets in the quarter-finals over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, hits the goal thanks to Novak Djokovic’s withdrawal before the quarter-finals of the Parisian tournament. The 37-year-old Serbian, currently ranked number one in the world, leaves the tournament after a five-set win over Francisco Cerundolo, number 23 in the draw, in the round of 16.

Comet: “The dream comes true”

What can I say, it’s everyone’s dream to become No. 1 in the world. At the same time, it is sad to see Novak Djokovic retire and I wish him a speedy recovery. “I will try not to think about it and I will give my best in the semi-finals,” Sinner said after the win over Dimitrov took him to the semi-finals at Roland Garros and allowed him to reach the world number one from Monday. June 10: “Thank you to my team, because without them none of this would have been possible. It is a special moment and I am very happy to share it with the whole audience here and with those watching me in Italy,” adds the 22-year-old from South Tyrol.

Why is Djokovic retiring Nole’s message?

In the match against Argentine Cerundolo, Djokovic repeatedly requested the intervention of a physiotherapist due to problems in his right knee. The Belgrade champion complained, during and after the match, about the field conditions, which he said were very slippery.

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I am really sad to announce that I have to withdraw from Roland Garros. “I played with my heart and gave everything I could in yesterday’s game, and unfortunately, due to a torn meniscus in my right knee, my team and I were forced to make a difficult decision after careful consideration and deliberation. “I wish the best of luck to the players competing this week, and a huge thank you to the wonderful fans for All their love and constant support. see you soon. With love and gratitude, adds former world number one Nole.

The end of the era

Djokovic bids farewell to the throne after 428 weeks at the top of the rankings. Siner’s career culminated in the middle of an amazing season for the Italian and a negative season for the Serbian. The Italian rises to the top in a year rich in so far with three victories – the Australian Open, Rotterdam and the Miami Masters – while the Belgrade champion is yet to lift the trophy in 2024. Djokovic’s last title comes back to the ATP Finals in November 2023 in Turin: in this case, Winning the final over Siner.

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