Jannik Sinner vs Emil Ruusuvuori - 2021 Miami Open Round of 16
Tuesday March 30th, 2021 / 11:00am EST
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Young Italian superstar Jannik Sinner will face Emil Ruusuvuori in the Round of 16 at the 2021 Miami Open. The match is scheduled to be played on Tuesday March 30th, 2021 at 11:00am
This is sure to be a very exciting match between two of the top young talents on the ATP Tour. Both players have been having solid years and have been impressive so far here at the 2021 Miami Open. Can Ruusuvuori score the upset and advance to the Quarter-Finals at Sinner's expense?
Jannik Sinner is currently ranked #28 in the ATP world rankings and is considered a future top 5 player and Grand Slam winner. He has had a hugely impressive start to his career, winning two ATP titles at the tender age of 19. He has had a strong start to his 2021 Miami Open campaign, with a straight sets win over Hugo Gaston in the Second Round, before upsetting Karen Khachanov in the Third Round. Sinner is a very aggressive baseliner, with a very focused and mature temperament. He enters this match as the strong favorite and will be very confident of victory here over Emil Ruusuvuori.
Emil Ruusuvuori is ranked a career-high #83 in the ATP world rankings and has quietly been having a strong 2021 season. A couple of shaky wins over Mikael Ymer and Carlos Alcaraz were follwed by a huge upset over Alexander Zverev, who was considered a major contender for the title here in Miami. Like his opponent, he is an aggressive baseliner that gives very little away. While he does not quite get the headlines that Sinner does, he is a capable player who more than deserves to be here in the Round of 16. He enters this match as the underdog but will be very confident after his win over Zverev and should not be counted out.
This match will be a very entertaining one for the fans, but only one outcome is likely, and that is a win for Jannik Sinner. He has shown that he is ready to compete at the big tournaments, and has much more experience at this level than his opponent. Ruusuvuori has the quality to keep it close, but expect Sinner to pull away eventually and advance to the Quarter-Finals here at the 2021 Miami Open.