He waited until the last but it couldn’t be possible. Matteo Berrettini (7th), who suffered an abdominal injury during his first match against Alexander Zverev, made his withdrawal from the ATP Finals officialhours before your second engagement. His compatriot Jannik Sinner (11th), will be his replacement.
Bad fortune for the Italian who, thanks to a stellar season, made his absolute debut in the prestigious Masters Tournament. However, the joy could not be complete since he must have left the track earlier than thinking. In his social networks, the born in Rome expressed his sadness.
“The ATP Finals end here. I am devastated. I never thought I would have to give up the most important tennis event to be held in Italy. It was not an easy decision, but my body is not prepared to face the two games that remain.“, affirmed via Instagram.
His place will be taken by the young Sinner, who had been left out of the tournament by just a few points difference. He will have to face, first, the Pole Hubert hurkacz and then to russian Daniil Medvedev.