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Matteo Berrettini 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Italian tennis player
Born: April 12, 1996 (age 25 years), Rome, Italy
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 95 kg
Coach: Vincenzo Santopadre, Marco Gulisano, Umberto Rianna
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Parents: Claudia Bigo, Luca Berrettini
Siblings: Jacopo Berrettini
FULL NAME: Matteo Berrettini
PROFESSION: Professional Tennis player
AGE: 25 years old (in 2021)
DATE OF BIRTH: April 12, 1996
BIRTHPLACE: Rome, Italy
RELIGION: Not Known
ZODIAC SIGN: Aries
HEIGHT: 6′ 5″ ( 1.96 m)
WEIGHT: 90 kg (198 lbs)
HAIR COLOR: Dark Brown
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
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Born in Rome to Luca Berrettini and Claudia Bigo, Matteo Berrettini has a younger brother, Jacopo, also a tennis player. Matteo is of partial brazilian descent through his maternal grandmother Lucia Fogaça, a brazilian born in Rio de Janeiro.
His paternal grandfather is from Florence. He is fluent in Italian, English, and Spanish. He is in a relationship with Croatian-born tennis player Ajla Tomljanović.
Achieved career-high No. 7 after reaching 2021 US Open QF, becoming highest-ranked Italian since No. 7 Barazzutti in 1978.
At 2021 Wimbledon, became 1st Italian men’s singles finalist in tournament history and 1st Italian Grand Slam men’s singles finalist since Panatta at 1976 Roland Garros.
Beat Monfils in 5th-set TB at 2019 US Open to become 2nd Italian men’s singles semi-finalist in tournament history (also Barazzutti on clay in 1977).
Posted 41-12 record in 2021 (.774), including 4th ATP Tour title at Belgrade-1, 5th title at London/Queen’s Club and 1st ATP Masters 1000 final at Madrid.
Defeated No. 3 Thiem for biggest career win en route to 2021 ATP Cup team final and No. 5 Thiem at 2019 Nitto ATP Finals to become 1st Italian to earn a singles win in tournament history (since 1970).
Nickname is Mat.
Began playing tennis at age 4.
Speaks Italian, English, and Spanish.
Father, Luca; mother, Claudia; brother, Jacopo, also plays tennis.
Also competed in swimming, football and judo as a child.
At age 8, younger brother asked him to play more tennis and that’s what inspired him to pursue a tennis career.
Favourite surface is hard, shot is forehand and tournament is ATP Masters 1000 Rome.
Tennis idols were Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Dream opponent is John McEnroe.
Named 2019 ATP Most Improved Player of the Year.
Fan of the NBA, LeBron James and AC Fiorentina.
Considers himself a good football and basketball player.
Favourite movie is Interstellar, TV show is Breaking Bad, actor is Jason Statham and musician is Eminem.
Dream job is to be a biologist, working with animals.
Enjoys Italian food, but considers fast food his guilty pleasure.
Favourite school subject was history.
Supports ActionAid, a charity that fights against poverty and injustice.
Limited to 2 matches in 1st 2 months of 2020 due to hernia/groin injury.