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Jannik Sinner will look to build on his 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals title at the 2020 Australian Open this month.

Milan Champ Sinner, Only 18, Already A Break-Point Standout

Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers shows how Sinner is already in the Top 80

Jannik Sinner is 18 years old, No. 78 in the FedEx ATP Rankings and already beginning to headline statistical categories on the Tour.

An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of players breaking serve in the Deuce court over the past two seasons identifies Sinner leads the pack by winning more points than he loses.

The data set is a snapshot of what happens on one point only – 15/40 – and is comprised of all ATP players who created a minimum of 40 break-point opportunities at 15/40 in the past two seasons.

Sinner has converted an impressive 51.16 per cent (22/43) of break points in the Deuce court to be the only player in the data set to be above the 50 percent mark.

2018-19: Highest Percentage Breaking At 15/40 (minimum 40 opportunities)

Player

Percentage

Jannik Sinner

51.16% (22/43)

Ugo Humbert

48.57% (34/70)

Jan-Lennard Struff

46.15% (66/143)

Novak Djokovic

46.01% (127/276)

Roberto Carballes Baena

45.38% (54/119)

Sinner’s impressive record includes metrics from breaking at 15/40 from all three surfaces:

Hard = 53.13% (17/32)
Clay = 33.33% (3/9)
Grass = 100% (2/2)

Diego Schwartzman leads the Tour with the most break points created in the past two seasons in the Deuce court with 281, with 146 coming on hard, 114 on clay and 21 on grass.

2018-2019: Players Who Created Most Break Points At 15/40

Player

Number

Diego Schwartzman

281

Novak Djokovic

276

Daniil Medvedev

261

Alexander Zverev

258

Rafael Nadal

245

When you combine the past five seasons and filter out players with fewer than 200 break-point opportunities from 15/40, Hyeon Chung from South Korea leads the list at 46.46 per cent (118/254).

2015-2019: Highest Percentage Breaking From 15/40 (minimum 200 opportunities)

Player

Percentage

Hyeon Chung

46.46% (118/254)

Andy Murray

45.15% (177/392)

Gael Monfils

45.03% (195/433)

Approximately one out of four break points occurs in the Deuce court. These players have all found a way to maximise their break-point opportunities on that specific side of the court.

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