Jannik Sinner’s strong 2024 continued as he won the Miami Open with 6-3, 6-1 victory over 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday.

It was third time is the charm for Jannik Sinner on Sunday afternoon in Florida as he claimed the Miami Open title after losing the 2021 and 2023 finals. Not only did Sinner claim his second Masters 1000 title in Miami, he also moved into the world No. 2 position, overhauling rival young star Carlos Alcaraz. Sinner defeated Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets, blitzing the Bulgarian in 74 minutes.

Sinner dropped just seven games combined in the semifinals and finals.

“This was my third time in the final and I figured this would be the lucky one,″ Sinner said. “I’m really happy I can hold the big trophy.″

The 22-year-old is now going to rise to a new career-high ranking of No. 2, making him the first Italian tennis player to reach the Top 2 in either ATP or WTA rankings history.

He was already the first to reach No. 3 – he achieved that last month (February 19th) after winning the ATP 500 in Rotterdam.

“It means a lot to me,’’ Sinner said. “More importantly it was a great performance for me. Being No. 2 is an amazing feeling and never thought to be at this point. I come from a very normal family and my dad is still working and my mom too.’’

In the midst of her final season on tour, unseeded American Danielle Collins captured the highest-level title of her career on Saturday, prevailing on home soil by toppling No.4 seed Elena Rybakina 7-5, 6-3 to win the WTA 1000 Miami Open.

“What a dream come true, to have played at the level that I have played consistently over the last two weeks. This has been such a journey for me. Thirty years old, and this was the final of my first WTA 1000, it has been a different journey than I think a lot of the stories that we are familiar with. It has just been amazing to go out today and to have felt the energy that I felt from the fans and literally feel like I am playing in front of thousands of my best friends, that was just surreal. I will never forget this day because of that,” exclaimed Collins.

Less than 24 hours after Danielle Collins’ win, American tennis celebrated again at the 2024 Miami Open as Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sofia Kenin kept captured the 2024 Miami Open Women’s Doubles title prevailing over Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Eric Routliffe, from New Zealand, 4-6, 7-6(5), 11-9 this Sunday at the Hard Rock Stadium.

From alternates to champions: The narrow triumph, which took exactly two hours to complete, wrapped up a magical path through the event for Kenin and Mattek-Sands. The Americans were the first alternates into the main draw, grabbing a spot only after the withdrawal of Marie Bouzkova and Sara Sorribes Tormo.

Kenin and Mattek-Sands are now 7-1 on tour together this season, adding to their Abu Dhabi title from February. The Americans are one of only two teams to have won multiple titles so far this year, along with Australian Open and Indian Wells champions Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens.

The duo of Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden defeated the pair of Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and American Austin Krajicek despite losing the first set. With this victory, the duo of Bopanna and Eden reclaimed their world No.1 rank in the ATP men’s double ranking.

Continuing their fine run this year, the 44-year-old Bopanna and Ebden fought back from a set down to pull off an exhilarating 6-7(3), 6-3, 10-6 at the Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday.

With the win, Bopanna surpassed his record created last year when he won the Indian Wells title at the age of 43.

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