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Sinner vs Medvedev: Australian Open Men's Final 2024 Preview

Youth reigns supreme at the Australian Open! 19-year-old Jannik Sinner takes on Daniil Medvedev in a historic final. Who will claim the crown?

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 27.01.2024
Australian Open Men's Final 2024 Preview Sinner vs Medvedev

Key Takeaways:

>> Jannik Sinner, the youngest finalist since 2008, faces off against Daniil Medvedev in a historic final without the Big 3.

>> Sinner upset Novak Djokovic for his spot, while Medvedev staged a thrilling comeback vs. Alexander Zverev.

>> It's a close call: Medvedev's experience holds a slight edge, but Sinner's momentum shouldn't be underestimated.

>> Prepare for a potential five-set epic, with tennis fans the ultimate victors.

The Final of the Men’s Singles for the Australian Open 2024 has been set and it is between 2 young players and one of them is in the Australian Open Final for the first time. The 2024 Australian Open has seen some truly incredible tennis and now it is time to crown a champion. This will be the first Australian Open final since the year 2005 to not feature either Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic. There are 20 years of pure dominance. 

Let’s look at the Final of the Australian Open for the Men’s Singles

The Final of the 2024 Australian Open will feature 2 young players and one very young in Jannik Sinner. Sinner will be the youngest Australian Open finalist since Novak Djokovic in 2008. And how great it is that Jannik Sinner beat the very same Novak Djokovic to reach here. He beat the best player in history in a great match by 6-1, 6-2 6-7 and 6-3. To see Novak Djokovic lose 3 sets and not even go 6-4 is a sign that it was an off day. For Daniil Medvedev this has been a redemption story as he faced the best in Alexander Zwerev. It was a 5 set classic which saw Daniil Medvedev beat Alexander Zwerev by 5-7, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 and 6-3. There was nothing to separate these 2 great players. 

Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev Head to Head

In the 9 matches they played together Daniil Medvedev won 6 matches and the rest 3 were won by Jannik Sinner. 

Here is a breakdown of their head-to-head record by surface:

  • Hard court: Medvedev leads 5-2 (68.2% win rate)

  • Clay court: Sinner leads 1-0 (100% win rate)

Predicting a winner in this final is one of the hardest choices as it will be the number 4 seed vs the number 3 seed. It will be a clash of equals. However Daniil Medvedev will have the slightest advantage as he has been in multiple Grand Slam finals. Jannik Sinner is not behind by any means. Daniil Medvedev has a -100 chance of and Jannik Sinner has a +150 chance of winning the Australian Open. It should be a classic and could go the distance and be a 5 set thriller and the ultimate winners will be the Tennis fans.

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