The Italian number 1 already in the next round where he will find the winner between Musetti and Djokovic. Coach Santopadre: “Happy that Matteo goes on, but it would have been nice to play it on the pitch”
The official news arrived in the afternoon: Roger Federer can’t make it, too much effort in the match won with Koepfer, now we need to rest for the great appointment in Wimbledon, the real goal of his season. Matteo Berrettini, therefore, is already qualified for the quarter-finals but he would have been happy to play the big challenge and show how much he has grown since that first challenge in the round of 16 of Wimbledon 2019. Then it was “shocking”, a real blow, from which Matteo always repeats that he has learned a lot. At the greeting after the game he also asked him how much Federer had to pay for the “lesson”. There remains the regret of not being able to put himself to the test: “Matteo has had a lot of experience over the years, he would certainly have played a more balanced game. We hope to find Federer very soon, naturally always ahead in the decisive tournaments”.
One thing is certain, no one has ever thought that King Roger did pre-tactics, especially in the team: “We know that Federer is a serious person and a great sportsman – said Vincenzo Santopadre, coach of the Italian number 1 since ever -. Of course, we can’t denying that being in the next round already makes us happy because we want Matteo to go as far as possible “.
June 6, 2021 (change June 6, 2021 | 17:10)
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