ATP – Stuttgart> Sonego on Berrettini: “With Matteo, we were really bad for tennis”

Opposed this Friday in the quarter -finals of the Stuttgart tournament, Matteo Berrettini and Lorenzo Sonego exchanged a long applause at the net as they saluted. Si c’est le premier qui s’est imposé après trois manches disputées (3–6, 6–3, 6–4), the second does not include all issues. And for some reason, the two men have known each other since they were all small. A long -standing friendship on which they returned at a press conference.

“With Matteo, when we were young, we expected nothing and we were really bad for tennis. I was really small and Matteo too. He is always funny too, but the mentality has changed for him. He wants to win all the winning matches (laughs) »Lorenzo launched a smile to his lips before leaving the word at his fingertips.

“It was a special confrontation because we have known both since the lizards, since we played one against the other even when we were kids. So it was not easy to surprise him. He was one of the rare friends I had on the circuit, so it was a special match. »

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