Jannik Sinner wins Miami Open title with a dominant victory over Grigor Dimitrov

Jannik Sinner's previous Masters 1000 title came in Toronto in 2023. He is 22-1 this season and is the first Italian to win the Miami Open title.

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Jannik Sinner wins Miami Open title with a dominant victory over Grigor Dimitrov

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Jannik Sinner, the runner-up at Miami Open 2021 and 2023, won the Miami Open 2024 title by defeating Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 6-1 in the men's singles final at the Hard Rock Stadium. 

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This is the third title for the world number 3 player this year after Australian Open and Rotterdam Indoors. Sinner's previous Masters 1000 title came in Toronto in 2023. He is 22-1 this season and is the first Italian to win the Miami Open. After this brilliant performance, Sinner will soon move up one place to number 2 in the ATP rankings. 

The 22-year-old converted two break points in the first set, in the fifth and ninth games, and finished the set in 42 minutes. In the second set, Sinner also got two breaks in the fourth and sixth games to take the score to 5–1. He then won in 1 hour and 13 minutes and won 88 percent of the first serve points (21 out of 24). 

Sinner finishes the hard court season in electric form. He has won 25 of his last 26 matches, the only defeat coming to Alcaraz in the semi-final of Indian Wells. 

On the other hand, Grigot Dimitrov will return to the top 10 after Miami Open final in Monday's rankings for the first time since October 2018. The 32-year-old's run to the final included a quarterfinal win over Carlos Alcaraz and a semifinal victory over world number five Alexander Zverev. He beat top seed Alcaraz and German fourth seed Alexander Zverev in the ranking. 

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Meanwhile, in the women's singles, American Danielle Collins won the women’s title with a 7-5 6-3 victory over Kazakhstan’s fourth seed Elena Rybakina. In women’s doubles, Americans Sofia Kenin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) and Erin Routliffe (New Zealand) 4-6, 7-6 (5), 11-9 in a third-set match tiebreaker. 

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