02:26 PM GMT March 21, 2020
Jannik Sinner entertained his fans on Saturday with an Instagram question-and-answer session. The 18-year-old Italian, who captured the 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals title in Milan, revealed his idol, how he's been passing time while staying inside due to coronavirus concerns, whom he enjoys playing doubles with and more.
What would you want to ask the #NextGenATP senation?
Idol while growing up?
Do you have times when you are sick of the game of tennis?
No, I always want to play.
Who has the best tweener?
Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios
How do you pass time?
PlayStation and physical training!
Do you like playing doubles?
Some fun doubles with Frances Tiafoe 😂😂
So far which city is your favourite to play in?
Rome and Milan
Which Grand Slam do you prefer?
What would you be if you were not a tennis player?
I don’t know 🤷♂️
Where do you practise skiing?
In front of my home door 😂🎿
Did You Know?
• Sinner made his first big breakthrough at last year's Internazionali BNL d'Italia, winning his first ATP Masters 1000 match at the age of 17, defeating Steve Johnson. The next day, the teen practised with Federer, his idol, according to the Piatti Tennis Center Instagram page.
• At 13, Sinner moved to Riccardo Piatti's academy. Before that, he was focussed on skiing, not tennis.