Jannik Sinner fought against Daniil Medvedev and defeated him in the finals of the AUS Open in Melbourne, on Sunday, confirming the “champion” of the Grand Slam.
Sinner vs Medvedev: The head-to-head AUS Open Final
On Sunday, in Melbourne, in the Australian Open final, Jannik Sinner and Daniil Medvedev fought against each other.
Daniil’s control lasted until, 6-3, 5-1, and thereafter it was all Sinner. The 22-year-old young Italian player, managed to win over the Russian player Medvedev, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the AUS Open men’s final.
At the Rod Laver Arena, for the first 85 minutes, there was a blow of Sinner’s nervousness that could be felt, as he was playing his first Grand Slam Final. Initially, it was Medvedev’s dominance over the young player but eventually, the master was Sinner. Later, it was his dominance over Daniil that was felt.
Thereafter winning the match, Sinner could not contain his disbelief and happiness and as a result, he fell to the ground on his back and absorbed the moment.
It was a heartbreak for Medvedev on the other hand.
Sinner: The Grand Slam Champion
The professional tennis player of Italy, Jannik Sinner has been ranked No. 4 on the ATP (Associates of Tennis Professionals) Ranking. As a result of this rank, he is now the highest-ranked male Italian player.
In addition , Sinner, now top-ranked Italian, secures 3rd Grand Slam title with 2024 Australian Open victory.
How much prize money did the “champion” earn?
Sinner earned around 3,150,000 AUD as prize money. In addition to that Jannik earned his first major title of the “Grand Slam Champion,” at the Australian Open.
On the other hand, Medvedev was given around 1,725,000 Australian dollars as he got the title of the runner-up of the AUS Open.
Jannik’s message to his supporters and his family
During an interview after clinching his Grand Slam Title, Jannik expressed what he felt while playing for the finals.
The young player expressed that he is still left to “process it.” After defeating Djokovic in the semis and overcoming Medvedev in the finals, he still can’t believe winning the 2024 AUS Open. Moreover, he stated that he considers them “tough players to beat.”
Sinner exclaimed that since he did a great job, “it’s a great moment” for him and his “team.”
He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to his parents for letting him choose whatever he has ever wanted for him. He narrated how his parents have always supported him and allowed him to make “big life choices”.
Man of 2024 AUS Open thanked fans, supporters for unwavering belief and constant cheers in all situations.
Winning the Grand Slam “Champion” title is a big deal in itself but winning in the very first finals is something more commendable.