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In a thrilling third round match at the Miami Open, Jannik Sinner staged a remarkable comeback against Tallon Griekspoor to win 5-7, 7-5, 6-1. Sinner started strong, putting pressure on Griekspoor early on but the Dutchman managed to save two break points in the fifth game of the first set. Despite Sinner’s dominant serving performance in the beginning, Griekspoor surprised everyone by breaking Sinner’s serve, taking a 6-5 lead and eventually winning the first set.

The second set was a back-and-forth battle with both players holding their serves. Sinner managed to take a 5-4 lead but Griekspoor fought back to level at 5-5, denying Sinner a set point. However, Sinner persisted and eventually moved ahead 6-5. Griekspoor’s poor serving in the crucial moments allowed Sinner to break and level the match at one-set all after a grueling two and a half hours of play.

In the final set, Sinner broke Griekspoor’s serve early on to take a 2-0 lead. Despite Griekspoor’s efforts, Sinner continued to dominate and broke his opponent for the third time to go 5-1 up. With Sinner serving for the match, Griekspoor could not mount a successful comeback, and Sinner sealed the victory to advance to the fourth round of the Miami Open. The match lasted 153 minutes, with Sinner maintaining his undefeated record against Griekspoor.

Sinner’s next opponent will be either Christopher O’Connell or Martin Damm in the fourth round. The young Italian player will look to continue his impressive performance in the tournament and secure a spot in the later stages of the Miami Open. Fans can watch Sinner’s matches, along with all the action from the 2024 French Open, live and on-demand on discovery+. Sinner’s victory against Griekspoor showcased his resilience and determination on the court, making him a formidable competitor in the tournament.

Overall, Sinner’s comeback win against Griekspoor was a testament to his skill and mental fortitude as a top tennis player. The match was filled with intense rallies and dramatic moments, showcasing the competitive spirit of both players. Sinner’s ability to stay composed under pressure and turn the tide in his favor ultimately led to his victory. As he advances to the next round of the Miami Open, Sinner will look to build on this success and continue to impress fans and critics alike with his talent on the court.

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