Matteo Berrettini (8th) was recognized and distinguished in Italy after your participation in Wimbledon. The 25-year-old is he the first player from that country to reach the decisive instance in the All England, as well as being the first Italian in a Grand Slam final in the last 45 years.
In the Chigi Palace, located in the center of Rome, the tennis player was present with his team. “Reaching the final at Wimbledon is already a great achievement. But the comeback and the conquest of the first set equates to a victory. So congratulations indeed!” expressed Angelo Binaghi, president of the Italian Tennis Federation.
For his part Berrettini stated: “It is a dream for me to be here and to have participated in the Wimbledon final. Hopefully at some point I can come back with a trophy and make everyone proud. “
The Roman tennis player received a gold medal together with his coach, Vicenzo Santopadre, and then he joined the caravan of celebrations of the Italian National Soccer Team, winner of the Eurocup, through the streets of Rome.