McEnroe praises ‘rare talent’ in teen Jannik Sinner

FILE PHOTO: Aug 26, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Jannik Sinner of Italy hits a forehand against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland (not pictured) in the first round on day one of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – Tennis great John McEnroe heaped praise on 18-year-old Italian Jannik Sinner on Wednesday, telling reporters he sees the young phenomenon as a soon-to-be dominant figure in the sport. Sinner stormed onto the scene late last year, defeating top-seeded competitor Alex de Minaur to claim his first ATP title in Milan in November. He […]

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