Sinner Confesses He Left His Australian Open Trophy With Manager After Win

Sinner Confesses He Left His Australian Open Trophy With Manager After Win

by Zachary Wimer

Jannik Sinner is a pretty down-to-earth guy, and while he was literally flying high after winning the Australian Open, he wasn't 'flying high.'

The 2024 Australian Open was the crowning moment of Sinner's career, as it was the maiden Grand Slam he was able to win, but certainly not the last.

It's a hugely important moment for tennis history as many expect him to win many more in the future as well as for his career because he too expects many more to follow in the future.

Despite all of that, Sinner didn't really do anything spectacular after winning it. In an interview with Vanity Fair, he explained what happened immediately after he won the event.

"The feeling was very nice, of course. But I didn't think too much: at that moment I wouldn't have been able to really realize what had happened anyway. I watched a few films and fell asleep."

Sinner on the night after winning the event

Over the years, many players admitted to warmly embracing their trophy, including sleeping with it, but Sinner didn't do anything like that. He simply gave the trophy to his manager to take care of.

"I left it with my manager."

Sinner on the trophy.

He didn't even think that much about winning the trophy as his thoughts immediately went to how he could improve himself as a player. He only got a chance to do that on his flight back home.

"During the flight, I had 20 hours. I immediately thought about how I could improve further. I asked myself why I ended up down two sets to zero, why I didn't react sooner."

In the end, there wasn't much celebration for Sinner, who remained focused on the goal, which was to become a better player. He still admitted to enjoying the moment, but he did it his way.


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