Lorenzo Sonego

Height / weight 1.91 m / 76 kg
Born May 11, 1995
Nationality Italy Italy

Lorenzo Sonego is an Italian professional tennis player. He started playing professionally in 2013 and has appeared in all four Grand Slam event main draws. He has also played for Italy in the Davis Cup. Sonego has reached a career-high world ranking of No.21 in October 2021, this is after a year that saw him make it to the fourth round of Wimbledon and the second round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Player Profile

Lorenzo Sonego was born on May 11, 1995, in Turin, Italy. The right-handed tennis player stands 191 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 76 kg. He has a strong two-handed backhand and he is coached by Gipo Arbino. Since he turned pro, he has earned a little over US$3.8 million in prize money.

Sonego started playing tennis when he was 11 years old as encouraged by his father Giorgio. In addition to tennis, he is also a football fan and he even played for a local youth club in Torino.

Career

He debuted in the ATP in 2016 during the Italian Open. He lost in the first round to Joao Sousa. Later, in 2017, he would win his first Challenger Title at the Sparkassen ATP Challenger.

Sonego made had his first Grand Slam win in 2018 when he made it past the first round of the Australian Open, defeating Robin Haase. He had a second-round finish that time and did not make it past Richard Gasquet.

He was Lucky Loser at the same year’s Wimbledon event and made it through to the third round. In 2019, he won his first ATP title and he made it to the quarterfinals of the Monte-Carlo Masters. 2020 saw him make it to the fourth round of the French Open, his best finish in that Grand Slam to date.

2021 was one of the best years of his career. Not only did he made make it to the fourth round of Wimbledon, but he also saw the second round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He also achieved his highest career ranking of 21 this year.

He started 2022 off right with a third-round finish at the Australian Open. He also made it to the semifinals of the ARGENTINA OPEN.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Ranking: 21 (October 4,2021)
  • Current Ranking: 54 (July 7, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2022)
  • French Open - 4R (2020)
  • Wimbledon - 4R (2021)
  • US Open - 2R (2018, 2019)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 2R (2021)

Doubles

  • Highest ranking - No. 120 (7 March2022)
  • Current ranking - No. 121 (13 June2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2021)
  • French Open - 2R (2019, 2022)

Other Doubles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 2R (2021)

Team Competitions

  • Davis Cup - 2–2 (50.0%)

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