10 questions about Lorenzo Musetti – Al Pacino, Roger Federer, Esquire

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What would Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti have done had he not been a tennis player? Find out some essential facts about one of the new stars in tennis.

How old is Lorenzo Musetti?

Lorenzo Musetti was born on March 3, 2002, in Carrara, Italy, making him 18 years old.

Who are his family?

His parents are Francesco and Sabrina.

When did Musetti start playing tennis?

He began playing tennis at the age of four, and his greatest inspiration is Roger Federer.

When did he turn professional?

Musetti turned professional in 2019 after a successful junior career in which he won the Australian Open and was ranked No 1 in the world.

Who is Musetti’s coach?

His coach is Simone Tartarini. They began working together when Musetti was just seven years old. Tartarini describes his young charge this way: “Lorenzo has always been a very talented boy.”

How tall is he?

Musetti is 6’1″ tall, according to his official ATP profile.

What is his highest career ranking?

His highest-ever career ranking is world No 123, which he achieved in October 2020. When the tennis season restarted in the summer of 2020, Musetti clocked up his first-ever tour-level wins–defeating both Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori in Rome as a qualifier. Not bad at all.

How much prize money has he won over the course of his career?

His current prize money total as of October 2020 is $196,974 for singles and doubles combined, having reached his first ATP Tour semi-final in Sardinia and winning the Challenger event in Forli. His career-high ranking is world No 123, achieved in October 2020.

What would he do if he were not a tennis player?

He says he would like to be an actor, and admires the work of Al Pacino. However, he would also make a good model, having already found himself on the cover of the Italian version of Esquire magazine.

Does he have social media?

Yes, he has an Instagram account with 47,000 followers and a Twitter account with 1,020 followers.

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