Jannik Sinner lifted his first trophy of 2022 at ATP 250 event in Croatia

Jannik Sinner prevailed in a heavyweight #NextGenATP championship match clash against Carlos Alcaraz 6-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory at the Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag on Sunday. A vital hold of serve in the second game of the second set was crucial to Sinner鈥檚 victory. The Italian fended off six break points to frustrate Alcaraz, going on to break the Spaniard鈥檚 serve immediately in the next game.

“I am obviously very happy. I have had a tough year until now, I had some unfortunate moments, but we worked every time to play better, to be a better player, to be a better person”, said Sinner after the match.

The win was Sinner’s second against Alcaraz in four weeks after the Italian was a four-set winner in the pair’s fourth-round clash at Wimbledon.

Twitter reacts to Jannik Sinner’s win over Carlos Alcaraz

Fans were treated to a wonderful encounter and reactions poured in on Twitter after the match. Let us take a look at some of the most interesting reactions.

“Although Alcaraz is a phenomenal athlete, Sinner is def bigger technically. Shout out to both”, tweeted a fan.

“Something definitely went on with Carlos after that first set, completely lost his head after the first #CroatiaOpenUmag”, wrote another fan.

“Sinner demolished Alcaraz technically and mentally for the second time in one month on two different surfaces. Just WOW! ICEMAN IS ON FIRE”, wrote another fan, who is evidently super impressed by Sinner’s performance.

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