By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday March 31, 2021
Alexander Bublik has made no secret of the truth that he’s blown away by the maturity of 19-year-old Jannik Sinner. And on Tuesday, after the Italian notched a 7-6(5), 6-4 win over the Kazakh, Bublik advised him so on the internet.
“You’re not a human, man,” Bublik advised a smiling Sinner. “You’re 15 years outdated and also you play like this?”
In fact Bublik, who grew to become the primary participant from Kazakhstan to ever attain the quarterfinals of a Masters 1000 occasion when he defeated Taylor Fritz within the spherical of 16 on Tuesday, is aware of that Bublik is nineteen. And he additionally is aware of that the rising Italian is a drive to be reckoned with.
“I requested him if he is a human or not, as a result of for me, like from myself, it is very stunning that the man at his age have this psychological toughness that, you understand, many, many different gamers do not have,” Bublik stated. “I known as him a robotic couple of instances throughout the match, however I do it in a really honest means as a result of he is actually, actually a terrific participant.”
When requested about Bublik’s reward for him, Sinner gave his normal reply: “It is clearly pleasure, you understand, listening to that, to start with,” he stated, earlier than including: “However, you understand, I am 19, I nonetheless have to enhance every thing.”