Carlos Alcaraz vs Jannik Sinner Rivalries: Head-to-head, titles, win/loss career record, all you need to know ahead of thrilling semi-finals at Roland Garros 2024

Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner are enjoying a fantastic rivalry that is inspiring each other to new tennis heights. Here is all you need to know about their rivalry ahead of 2024 Roland Garros semi-finals.

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The clash between world number one Jannik Sinner and third seed Carlos Alcaraz at the Roland Garros semifinals is set to take place on June 6 in Paris. Notably, with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic out of the marquee, these players will strive to win their semifinal game to advance to the final match. Notably, Zverev defeated 14-time French champion Rafael Nadal in the first round of play and is now successfully placed in the semi-finals after defeating Alex de Minaur in the quarterfinals; however, Novak withdrew due to injuries he sustained in the fourth round.

Meanwhile, world number three Carlos Alcaraz won the opening round of the match against J.J. Wolf and the second round against Jesper De Jong. Later, he went on to thrash Sebastian Korda in the third round, and then in the following round, he thrashed Felix Auger-Aliassime, who was winning at the time. The 21-year-old advanced to the semi-finals by eliminating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarterfinal match.

Sinner, on the other hand, defeated Christopher Eubanks in the first game round and then went on to defeat Richard Gasquet, Pavel Kotov, and Corentin Moutet in the subsequent round. Later, the star player eliminated Dimitrov to claim the top spot in the world rankings as well as enter the semi-finals.

Here are the Head-to-Head records:

Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner have played each other eight times so far at the ATP level, with the head-to-head series all tied up at 4-4 (as of June 5, 2024 ).

Who won their most recent meeting?

Carlos Alcaraz beat Jannik Sinner 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the semi-finals of the 2024 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells in March 2024.

Their full list of meetings (most recent first):

Indian Wells 2024 – SF (outdoor hard): Alcaraz (1-6, 6-3, 6-2)

China Open 2023 – SF (outdoor hard): Sinner (7-6 (4), 6-1)

Miami 2023 – SF (outdoor hard): Sinner (6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2)

Indian Wells 2023 – SF (outdoor hard): Alcaraz (7-6 (4), 6-3)

US Open 2022 – QF (outdoor hard): Alcaraz (6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-7 (0), 7-5, 6-3)

Umag 2022 – F (outdoor clay): Sinner (6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-1)

Wimbledon 2022 – R4 (outdoor grass): Sinner (6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-3)

Paris 2021 – R3 (indoor hard): Alcaraz (7-6 (1), 7-5)

Their best match so far:

It is difficult to look further than their epic US Open quarter-final in 2022, which stretched across five sets and signalled a fierce rivalry for the new generation of male stars.

Titles between these stars:

They have both won 13 titles on the ATP tour.

Career win/loss record:

Sinner has won 223 matches and lost 76, a winning percentage of more than 73 per cent, while Alcaraz has won 178 and lost 48, a winning percentage of almost 79 per cent.