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Jarry: “I want to go to Roland Garros and do better there”

The Chilean has finished his participation in Rome as a finalist

May 19, 2024

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Nicolás Jarry will rise to No. 17 in the PIF ATP Rankings on Monday.
By Staff

Nicolas Jarry broke new ground at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, where he advanced to his first ATP Masters 1000 final before losing to Alexander Zverev in the decider. The Chilean, however, feels ready to achieve more.

The new No. 17 in the PIF ATP Rankings (the best position of his career) is hungry for more after becoming the first Chilean in a Masters 1000 final since Fernando González in 2007.

“My feeling now is that I want to go to Roland Garros and play better because I know I can play better and do well there,” Jarry said on Sunday. “I’m very motivated. So I am now”.


Jarry had never advanced beyond the quarter-finals at an ATP Masters 1000 event before this fortnight, but played aggressively in Rome to defeat favorites Stefanos Tsitsipas and Tommy Paul.

The 28-year-old believes Zverev’s serve prevented the streak from continuing, referring to the German winning 95 percent (37/39) of points on his first serve.

“I think his first serve percentage was pretty high,” Jarry said. “I don’t know how much it was, but I feel like I didn’t have enough opportunities. His service, in addition to being very good, is very different from all the others. He carries the ball very high, so the rebound is very special. It took me a while to understand his trajectory.”

“In the end I felt like I had it more. I think I got it 30-30, but he got the point. I needed a little more time to get used to it. I think that was where he spent everything,” added the three-time circuit champion.


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