Matteo Berrettini is a professional tennis player born in Rome, Italy on April 12, 1996. His highest singles ranking in the ATP is number 8 in the world while for the doubles is number 105.
As a professional tennis player, Berrettini is described to showcase a strong forehand and serve. He is also known to be an aggressive all-court player. His forehand skill displays impressive depth, spin, and speed which allows him to put aggressive pressure on his opponents and earn quick points. In addition, he comes with a strong backhand slice.
The 6-foot-5-inch Berrettini made his professional debut in 2015. After 2 years, he made his ATP main draw debut during the Italian Open. It was also during this time when he made it to the finals round of the Next Generation ATP. Though he started his ATP performance in 2017, he only won his first title in 2018. This was when he defeated Roberto Bautista Agut during the Swiss Open Gstaad. In the same event, he also won his first ATP title for doubles.
Berrettini won his second ATP singles title during the Hungarian Open in 2019. It was also in 2019 when he was able to reach the final round of the Bavarian International Tennis Championships as well as experiencing a win against a top-5 player during the Italian Open. He also managed to land in the semifinals of ATP 500 and became part of the top 20 tennis players of the world.
Furthermore, in 2019, Berrettini reached Grand Slam’s fourth round for the first time in his entire professional career. He also made it to the quarterfinals in the US Open after defeating Gael Monfils and Andrey Rubley. He also was part of the ATP Finals during 2019 as well as a semifinalist during the Vienna Open. His performance at this time landed him on the top 10 spots and made him the first Italian to do so.
- Career Record: 90-56
- Career Titles: 4
- Highest Ranking: 8th
- Current Ranking (May 2021): 9th
- Career Record: 21-15
- Career Titles: 2
- Highest Ranking: 105th
- Current Ranking (May 2021): 171st