After facing Novak Djokovic early in Monte Carlo, Sinner will have another chance to battle one of the “Big Three” on clay in the Round of 32. This time, he will face Rafael Nadal on the Roman clay. Sinner has only played in this tournament once before, while Nadal will be vying for a tenth title here. The pair has played once before at the 2020 French open, where Nadal snuffed out an early challenge from the young Italian to win in straight sets. A lot of fans are wondering whether Nadal will have as easy of a time with the youngster seven months later...
The Australian Open, played in Melbourne, Australia, is the first grand slam event for the 2021 season. It will be played on an outdoor hardcourt and will act as a warm up event for the 2021 Australian Open. The draw will be made up of 128 players in total with 32 seeded players. The field will include an impressive field including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev.