- Jannik Sinner is no longer a promising Italian player on the ATP Tour but already a star following his victory at the 2024 Australian Open
- Sinner’s parents are Johann Sinner and Siglinde Sinner
- Since 2020 he has been dating Italian model and social media influencer Maria Braccini
Following his victory at the 2024 Australian Open, tennis fans are wondering who is Jannik Sinner girlfriend?
Jannik Sinner beat Daniil Medvedev on Sunday afternoon to clinch the 2024 Australian Open men’s title. The Italian caught the attention of many when he beat 10-time champion Novak Djokovic en route to Sunday’s final.
Since Sinner is no longer a promising Italian player on the ATP Tour but already a star, tennis fans will soon start digging through the archives to find every info about him. The 22-year-old is dating a woman named Maria Braccini, but before talking much about Jannik Sinner girlfriend, let’s first learn about him.
Who is Jannik Sinner?
As you already know, Jannik Sinner is a professional tennis player from Italy. He competes on the ATP Tour and boats a career high ranking of world number four.
Sinner was born on 16 August 2001, in San Candido, Italy. He grew up in the German-speaking region of South Tyrol and as a result, speaks German in addition to Italian and English. During his childhood, Sinner took interest in football, skiing and tennis. He was introduced to tennis and skiing when he was just three years old as his mother was a ski trainer.
While aged 13, Jannik Sinner decided to give up skiing and football in order to focus in tennis. As a result, he moved to Bordighera to train under famous tennis coach Riccardo Piatti at the Piatti Tennis Centre.
Sinner wasn’t among the top junior players, but that didn’t stop him from turning pro at the age of 16. Unlike fellow youngster Carlos Alcaraz, who too the tennis world by a storm after turning pro, Sinner had a slow start on the ATP Tour.
In 2019, the Italian broke into the top 100 and continued with his rise in the rankings the following year when he won his first ATP Tour title in Sofia. He added a second title in 2021 and would go on to win three more titles that same year. Prior to Sunday’s Australian Open final, he had won seven titles on the ATP Tour.
Sinner reached a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 2023, where he lost to Djokovic at Wimbledon. On Sunday, he won his maiden Slam at the Australian Open.
Who is Jannik Sinner Girlfriend?
Jannik Sinner girlfriend is Maria Braccini. Maria is a well known model in Italy and also a social media influencer who was born in 2000. She is one year older than Sinner.
Maria and the tennis player began dating in 2020. The two reportedly broke up in 2021 but managed to solve their issues and have been together since 2022.
According to the website Sportskeeda, Maria has over 171k followers on Instagram. Over the years, she has worked with top skincare, makeup and cosmetic brands.
Who Are Jannik Sinner’s Parents?
Jannik Sinner is the son of Johann Sinner and his wife Siglinde Sinner. They hail from the northern Italian region of South Tyrol, which borders Austria to the east and the Swiss canton of Graubunden to the west.
Sinner’s parents have taken different occupations over the years, from working at a restaurant to at a ski lodge and then his father becoming a lumberjack. But one thing has remained consistent over the years, supporting the dreams of their children.
Speaking after his triumph at the 2024 Australian Open, Sinner paid an emotional tribute to his parents praising them for not putting any unnecessary pressure on him during his childhood days.
“I wish everyone could have my parents because they always let me choose whatever I wanted to, even when I was younger. I made also some other sports and they never put pressure on me, and I wish this freedom is possible for as many young kids as possible. Thank you so much to my parents.” Jannik Sinner said, as per Tennis365.