Jannik Sinner keeps showing the world what a good guy he is

Sinner is not only a great tennis player but also a geniunely good person

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Jannik Sinner is a great tennis player, but he is a genuinely good person too. Sinner gave us recent examples during his Round of 16 win over Christopher O'Connell of his off-the-cuff behavior that makes us wish we were friends with him.

It has been hot in Miami wreaking havoc with the players and spectators. During Sinner's match, he rushed to the aid of a spectator who passed out by passing courtside towels and drinks up into the stands.

During the same match, he accidentally hit a ball with the frame of his racquet. The ball careened behind him and struck his physio in a painful private part of his body. Sinner ran over to check on him when he realized what happened. Both laughed the incident off.

No wonder Sinner has legions of fans called Carota Boys

Sinner's good nature has attracted a group of fans known as the Carota Boys. The fans are dressed in orange and are at most of his tournaments en force.

He is a down-to-earth guy who prioritzes being a good person over his athletic career, and it shows. His family is of utmost importance to him, and he never appears disrespectful or rude on or off the court.

It is a good thing for the tennis world that Sinner chose this sport because he was a skier also. He has not abandoned skiing altogether; he still hits the slopes occasionally. Sinner is always up for new challenges and recently tried wheelchair tennis with Grand Slam singles and doubles wheelchair legend Alfie Hewett.


Sinner is the leading Italian tennis player at World No. 3, but the country is bursting at the seams with young tennis talent in the men's game. Lorenzo Musetti (24th), Matteo Arnaldi (38th), Lorenzo Sonego (53rd), Flavio Cobolli (63rd), Luciano Darderi (75th), and Luca Nardi (96th) are the seven men's singles players in the Top 100. All are in their early 20s except for Sonego who is 28.

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