Sensational Jannik Sinnerbut ultimately not too much: the rumors from the day before, the South Tyrolean talent, were confirmed withdraws from the Paris-Bercy Master 1000. However, the French organization is under fire: The Blues, who were busy late into the night against McDonald and at exactly 2:37 a.m., should have challenged Australian Alex De Minaur in the round of 16 of the tournament today. with just over 14 hours of rest (The game was scheduled for 5 p.m.). The decision was obviously made primarily to avoid the risk of injury given the important upcoming commitments in the Davis Cup and the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin.
Panatta’s criticism and Sinner’s words
“Sinner is right, The tournament organizers need to change as this is not the first time. These are times that don’t exist because they throw your metabolism out of balance. 2:30 a.m. is no time to play Tennis,” said former Italian tennis champion Adriano Panatta. In addition, Sinner himself had indicated an understandable waiver after the match with McDonald: “I honestly don’t know if I’ll play in the round of 16, let’s see how I feel when I wake up tomorrow“. A thought that was also shared by Casper Ruud, who sharply criticized the organization of the Masters.