Matteo Berrettini is a professional tennis player from Italy. He was born on 12th April 1996 in Rome, the capital city and a special comune of Italy. The right-handed stalwart resides in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. And he reached a career-high ranking of World No.8 on 4th November 2019.
Who Are Matteo Berrettini Parents, Brother, and Girlfriend?
Matteo’s father is Luca Berrettini, and his mother is Claudia Bigo. And he has a younger brother: Jacopo Berrettini, also a professional tennis player.
Furthermore, Matteo Berrettini has been in a relationship with Croatia born-Australian tennis star Ajla Tomljanovic since August 2019. The tall pair officially announced their relationship in October 2019.
Matteo Berrettini Junior Career
Italian began playing tennis at the age of four. According to ITF records, Matteo competed in the junior tennis circuit from 2011 to 2014. Therein, he claimed five clay-court titles and a hard court title.
Matteo Berrettini ATP Career
Berrettini turned into a professional in 2015. Initially, he played in the future and challenger tournaments for more than a couple of years.
Later on, Italian made his ATP main draw debut at the 2017 Italian Open as a wild card entrant. But he lost to compatriot Fabio Fognini in straight sets in the first round.
Matteo clinched his maiden singles title at the 2018 Swiss Open Gstaad after upsetting three seeded players on the red dirt. And also, he reached his first-ever ATP Masters 1000 final at the 2021 Mutua Madrid Open.
However, Berrettini has won five titles out of the seven final appearances. Most notably, he has not won a hard court title so far.
In the Grand Slam tournaments, Berrettini’s outstanding accomplishment: reaching the semifinal during the 2019 US Open in New York.
How Tall Is Matteo Berrettini?
At this moment, Italian is one of the tallest players in the men’s tennis circuit. His height is 6 feet 5 inches(196 cm).
Exciting Facts About Matteo Berrettini
Berrettini’s nickname is Mat. He speaks fluent Italian, English, and Spanish and also competed in Swimming, Football, and Judo in his childhood.
Matteo’s dream opponent is former American professional John McEnroe. He was named ATP most improved player of the year in 2019 and is a fan of NBA, LeBron James and AC Fiorentina.
Moreover, his favourite movie is Interstellar, and the actor is Jason Statham. And also, Berrettini supports ActionAid, an international non-governmental organisation whose primary aim is to work against poverty and injustice worldwide.
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