TENNIS

Nextgen Finals : Italy's Jannik Sinner First To Advance To Semifinals

Italy's Jannik Sinner became the first player to reach the Semi-Finals of the next Gen ATP Finals.

The 18-year-old who opened his year at number 551 in the ATP rankings was the first player to advance out of the round robin format.

Sinner beat Sweden's Mikael Ymer who dropped to 1-1 in group b and will need to beat American Frances Tiafoe to reach the Semi-finals.

Tiafoe beat Ugo Humbert of France 4-2 4-3 3-4 4-1 in an earlier match.

Other winners on the night included Alex de Minaur of Australia and Casper Ruud of Norway.