Antwerp, October 24, 2021 – Italian Jannik Sinner faced Argentionian Diego Schwartzman in the final of the European Open 2021. He managed to win the 6th edition in two sets, 6/2 6/2.
In the singles final, Argentine Diego Schwartzman faced Italian Jannik Sinner. The Argentine number 14 of the world was in the final of the European Open for the third time. For Sinner, it was his second time participating in the tournament. In 2019 he already received a wildcard and lost in the semi-finals against Stanislas Wawrinka.
The 20-year-old Italian started strongly and immediately cashed a break. Sinner showed no mercy in the first set and served out at 5/2. The Italian took the first set at 6/2. Schwartzman had to change his game in the second set to have a chance against Sinner’s excellent play. Nothing seemed to be able to stop the Italian. Sinner gave Schwartzman no chances in the second set either. An early break in the second set put Sinner on course for victory. Sinner remained calm and won the second set and therefore the match with 6/2 6/2. Jannik Sinner can now call himself the youngest winner in the history of the European Open.