Berrettini’s path to the Wimbledon final


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Berrettini's path to the Wimbledon final

He wants to continue making history. Italian tennis is one of the great animators of the ATP circuit in this 2021. Matteo Berrettini (9th), leader of that generation of players who seem destined to do great things, struck in Wimbledon. There he eliminated Hubert Hurkacz (18th) and agreed to the final of the contest for first time in his career. Here, we do a review of all the 25-year-old’s path on British turf:

His premiere in the tournament it was not easy. In the debut in the All England Club, the No. 9 in the world faced the Argentine Guido Pella (59 °), who had reached the quarterfinals in the last edition played in 2019. In a meeting without major shocks for the European, he imposed all his hierarchy and liquidated the shares for 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 and a resounding 6-0 final to advance to the next instance.

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It was 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and 6-0 for the Queen´s champion at the Wimbledon premiere.

Already in the second round, Botic Van de Zandschulp (139 °) appeared on his way. Without offering too much resistance, the Netherlands-born could do nothing against the great tennis offered by the player Top ten, who was imposed by 6-3, 6-4 and 7-6 (4) to continue his good walk on the London grass.

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Botic van de Zandschulp woke up as a tough opponent but the Italian took him out 6-3, 6-4 and 7-6 (4).

In its third meeting, the always complicated Aljaz Bedene (64 °) was his opponent. Again the whole category and forcefulness of Berrettini appeared to seal the score with a comfortable 6-4, 6-4 and 6-4 and match your best record in Cathedral, when in 2019 he reached the round of 16. In that instance he fell to the Swiss and former world number one Roger Federer.

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The No. 9 in the world dispatched the Slovenian tennis player 6-4, 6-4 and 6-4 and is already in the round of 16 at the All England.

In the eighths, Ilya Ivashka (79 °), one of the pleasant surprises of the tournament, appeared on his way: without major inconveniences, the Roman took out a plate and eliminated it by 6-4, 6-3 and 6-1 to get into the top eight.

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The Italian dispatched the Belarusian in straight sets and made it to the quarterfinals.

In their first quarter-finals in the British tournament, Felix Auger-Aliassime (19th) he suffered all the might of the Italian right-hander. With a marker of 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 and 6-3 He defeated the young Canadian to reach his second semifinal in a Grand Slam tournament, after the one obtained in the US Open 2019 in which the Spanish Rafael Nadal ended his aspirations.

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The Italian removed Auger-Aliassime from the tournament after beating him 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 and 6-3 and will play Hurkacz for a place in the final.

Finally, it was time to dispute the semis before him Polish N ° 18 in the ranking, which came from giving the note by removing Federer from the tournament with great solvency. With a great display of talent and intensity, the world number nine won by 6-3, 6-0, 6-7 (3) and 6-4 to make its premiere in the final instance in a tournament Major.

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He is the first Italian in a Grand Slam finish since Adriano Panatta won Roland Garros in 1976.


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