Italian Davis Cup winning hero Jannik
Sinner has ended 2023 with the highest total of ATP points ever
recorded by an Italian, 6,490.
South Tyrolean Sinner, 22, has already risen to world number four and has beaten 36-year-old Serb great and record 24 slam winner Novak Djokovic twice recently, once in the Nitto ATP Masters Finals group stage, after which he lost the final to Djokovic, and again in the Davis semis.
Pundits have tipped the young star, who has equalled Adriano Panatta's record high ranking in the last year Italy won the cup, 1976, to win a slam next year.
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