Jannik Sinner he will always remember the day he won his first ATP title in Sofia in 2020. The South Tyrolean, who lifted the trophy to the sky in Bulgaria last year too, has decided to swear his love again at the Sofia Open and from 26 September on 2 October it will be one of the main protagonists of the event.
The blue will try to win the tournament for the third consecutive time, but there are many tennis players who will try to make his path more treacherous than ever. Today, in fact, the official entry list has been published and it will be Hubert Hurkacz to lead the seeding.
The Pole has beaten Sinner on two occasions, the first in the final at the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati, and is one of the major candidates to qualify for the ATP Finals in Turin. The seeded number three, on the other hand, bears the name and surname of Pablo Carreno Busta.
The Spaniard had a dream week in Montreal and won his first Masters 1000 title by beating, in addition to Matteo Berrettinijust Sinner and Hurkacz.
ATP 250 entry list Sofia – Sinner defends the title, many Italians on the field
They will also take the field in Sofia Grigor Dimitrov And Gael Monfils.
The Frenchman, who could also enroll in the Tennis Napoli Cup, is trying to do everything possible to recover from the injury suffered in his right heel and live a great season finale. In addition to Sinner, three other blue tennis players will take part in the Sofia tournament.
It is about Lorenzo Musetti, Fabio Fognini And Lorenzo Sonego. The first two gained access to the second round of the US Open completing two incredible comebacks in the fifth set against respectively David Goffin And Aslan Karatsev; while the Piedmontese lost at the debut..
They will try to surprise tennis fans again Holger Rune And Jack Draper, two of the best talents on the major circuit. Finally, the first wild card was awarded to Stan Wawrinka. The Swiss retired during the match with Corentin Moutet in Flushing Meadows for a physical problem, but reiterated his desire to show off again in the ATP Tour at a press conference.CopyAMP code
“It is undeniable that I am approaching the final part of my career. I stayed in the pits for over a year due to injuries and it took me some time to recover physically and tennis.
I still love this sport and I want to keep playing. However, I need to get important results. I can’t miss it every time. I have better sensations and I think I can play better ”.
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