Roger Federer, who is known for various records, poetry in motion, humor sense, and humbleness all across the tennis world. And, the 20-times Grand Slam champion is an inspiration for so many youngsters on and off the court. However, The 18-years-old Italian rising tennis star Lorenzo Musetti admits the Swiss maestro is everything for him in his sport.
Musetti was the 2019 Australian Open junior Grand Slam winner. And while Italian has been showcasing his best tennis in the ATP Tours, he gets an opportunity to play. Lorenzo recently exhibited his significant performance at his back yard, the Italian Open 2020.
As a qualifier, Musetti reached the pre-quarterfinals after upsetting three-times Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka. Besides, he overcame the former US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori in the straight-sets.
“He(Roger) Is My Reference And Continues To Be”: Musetti
Yet, Musetti had Roger Federer’s name to answer three questions in a row with the recent Q&A interview with Lifestyle Esquire. When he was asked the best to watch play, Italian responded, “Roger.” Meanwhile, asking about his favorite, Lorenzo replied, “Federer has always been my favorite player.”
Raising query over appreciation, Musetti detailed, “He is my reference and continues to be. Roger is the human I admire the most. I grew up watching the rivalry between him and Nadal. And when I am asked what my dream final would be, I always answer against Roger at Wimbledon.”
In conclusion, World No.124 Lorenzo Musetti revealed what goal he has right now is. Teenager expressed, “I will play in Parma and Sardinia, so the goal is to play and enter the top 100 between now and the end of the season.”