11 questions about Matteo Berrettini – Aus Open; Tomljanovic, Fiorentina
- 04 Feb 2020
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Why did Matteo Berrettini quit at the Australian Open?
Matteo Berrettini reached the fourth round but then was forced to withdraw because of an abdominal injury, which he picked up in his previous win over Karen Khachanov. “I spoke to the doctors and they told me, look, I can get really worse, so it’s not worth it to try,” Berrettini told a press conference. “Obviously I’m not 100 percent. To beat these guys, you have to be 100 percent. I think it’s not really professional to step in when you’re not the best.”
When was Matteo Berrettini born?
Matteo Berrettini was born on April 12, 1996 in Rome, Italy. He now lives in Monte Carlo. He is a Fiorentina fan.
What is Berrettini’s nationality?
Matteo Berrettini is an Italian player. In 2019, he became the first Italian player to qualify for the ATP Finals since Corrado Barazzutti in 1978. By defeating Dominic Thiem, he also became the first player from his country to win an ATP Finals match.
What is his height?
According to his profile on the official ATP website, Berrettini is 6’5’’ (196cm) tall and weighs 209 lbs (95 kgs).
Who are Berrettini’s parents?
Berrettini’s parents are Luca Berrettini and Claudia Bigo. Both club tennis players, they are the ones who introduced Matteo to the sport. They sometimes come to see their son on tournaments, as they were seen in his box at the US Open in 2019.
Does he have brothers and sisters?
Berrettini has a younger brother, Jacopo Berrettini, born on November 27, 1998. The Italian is also a professional tennis player. Matteo has been training with his brother Jacopo since the age of 8.
Who is Berrettini’s coach?
Berrettini has been coached by Vincenzo Santopadre since he was nine years old. Born on August 11, 1971 in Rome, Santopadre is a former Italian professional tennis player who reached 100th place in the world, his best ranking, in 1999. With him, Berrettini reached the 2019 US Open semi-finals and made his entry into the top 10 the same year.
Who is Berrettini’s girlfriend?
Berrettini’s girlfriend is Australian tennis player Ajla Tomljanovic, born May 7, 1993 in Zagreb, Croatia. “We are two quiet people, we share two passions: movies and dogs,” said Matteo Berrettini at the 2019 US Open. Ajla Tomljanovic was seen in the Italian’s box at the US Open.
When did he start his career?
Berrettini began his professional career in 2015 at the age of 18. In his childhood, he practiced swimming, football and judo. The Italian won his first match on the professional tour in Doha in January 2018. 135th in the world at the time, Berrettini defeated Viktor Troicki, 55th in the world. He won his first ATP title on clay in Gstaad, in 2018.
Does Berrettini have an Instagram account?
Berrettini has an Instagram account, followed by 196,000 people as of June 10, 2020. The Italian often posts photos of him during a practice session or with his girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic.
What is Berrettini’s net worth?
Since the beginning of his career, Berrettini has won 4.4 million dollars in prize money, including 3 million in 2019, when he reached the semi-finals of the US Open and played the ATP Finals in London.