He ATP 250 from Sardinia will not have the presence of the highest candidate and local favorite Fabio Fognini, but he has a story to tell from the hand of Lorenzo Musetti. The young wonder who made himself known to the tennis world last month with his irruption in the Masters 1000 of Rome.
In esthe opportunity beat his compatriot Andrea Pellegrino with absolute clarity 6-2 and 6-1 to become the first player born in 2002 to reach quarter finals of an ATP tournament.
In the same instance in which Federico Delbonis already has his place well earned, the Italian will collide with the German Yannick Hanfmann, surprising 6-2, 6-1 winner of Casper Ruud.
With 18 wins in 21 games since returning to post-pandemic competition, he became one of the players of the moment. Located in the position 143 of the world ranking already has triumphs over Stan Wawrinka or Kei Nishikori in the mentioned tournament of the Foro Italico.
A few days ago he raised his first title to level Challenger, in Forli. This is just the beginning.