Italian tennis player Matteo Berrettini shared his impressions of the US Open quarterfinal.
“For the first time I will play in the semifinals of the Major. At the same time, I am only the second time acting at the basis of the US Open. Of course, this result was a surprise for me. I am very happy. In this match I had many chances, I could not realize two matchball It was a real battle.
Left all of himself on the court. Of course, I will try to recover for the next match, but for now I just want to enjoy the moment.
There are a lot of thoughts in my head, I can not concentrate on just one thing. It’s so great that my family is here with me. My mentor and my manager are also present.
Thousands of messages have already been sent to me. Since childhood, I dreamed that someday I could achieve such success. Monfils is much more popular than me. He is a strong player and a good guy. The stands cheered for him. However, I like to fight. In general, it’s better to play in a large stadium, even if the fans support your opponent, ”the tournament’s press service quoted Matteo as saying.
The Italian also spoke about why he laughed after a double mistake on matchball.
“I did the second pitch and changed my grip a little. I don’t even know how it happened. Apparently, there was a lot of pressure. I started to laugh, but in my heart I was just dying.
However, I continued the struggle. I have an excellent forehand, and I act confidently on the pitch. Moreover, blows from the backhand also worked out for me today. I am proud of my game, ”added Berrettini.
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