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Sebastián Báez: Rising Star in the World of Tennis

At 22 years old, Sebastián Báez is beginning to establish himself among the best tennis players in the world. In 2023, he not only broke into the Top 30, but also lifted three trophies. And that was enough for him to join the list of the five players who won the most ATP titles in the year: he was only behind Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, Danil Medvedev and Jannik Sinner.

Báez’s titles in 2023

On February 12, Sebita became champion of the Córdoba Open, beating his compatriot Federico Coria 6-1, 3-6 and 6-3 in the final. The 250 category tournament was held on clay at the Mario Alberto Kempes Stadium.

On August 5, the Buenos Aires native silenced the 250 stadium in Kitzbühel (Austria): in the definition, he beat Dominic Thiem, local and holder of a Grand Slam, 6-3 and 6-1.

Later that month, he beat Jiří Lehečka 6-4, 6-3 in the final in Winston Salem (United States). In that case, it was also a 250 although played on cement.

In this way, he improved his performance compared to 2022, his first year on the ATP circuit, in which he won the Estoril 250 on dirt.

The five who won the most ATP titles in 2023

Novak Djokovic – 7 Carlos Alcaraz – 6Danil Medvedev – 5Jannik Sinner – 4Sebastián Báez – 3

As you can see, Báez was only surpassed by the top four places in the ATP Rankings.

In first place is the Serbian star, who had a video game performance: he won three Grand Slams (Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open) and two Masters 1000 (Cincinnati and Paris).

In second place is the talented Spaniard, who won Wimbledon by beating the legend. In addition, he celebrated at the Argentina Open and two Masters 1000 (Indian Wells and Madrid).

For his part, the Russian triumphed in two Masters 1000 (Miami and Rome) and the Italian – winner of the Davis Cup – in one (Toronto).

Báez’s word after his great 2023

From his Instagram account, he expressed the following: “My second year on the ATP circuit ends, full of good moments. Some became trophies, and many others did not; because that does not always happen. In fact, that happens exceptionally and “I am grateful for having achieved it three times this season. Thanks to my entire work team. In 2024 we are going to give the best of each of us again so that, in December, we can look back with pride again.”

2023-12-05 00:53:38
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