Matteo Berrettini wants to take revenge

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Matteo Berrettini has a chance to bounce back after bitter defeat in Florence

Talk about fate: Matteo Berrettini will make his debut at the Naples ATP on Thursday against Roberto Carballes Baena, eight days after the match in Florence that had seen a smile on the Spaniard’s face, who was able to come back from 2-5 down in the third and decisive set, inflicting no small disappointment on the Roman.

The match will be important not only on the level of a rematch, but also to try to relaunch Berrettini in the race to the ATP Finals. “As long as math gives a chance, I believe,” he said. “I have three tournaments to play, starting with this one. I know it is difficult, but I will keep trying. It’s been a complicated year, I’ve had so many difficulties but I’m here and I’m charged up.”

“I want to do well here,” Berrettini added, “then we will also see in Bercy and Vienna. I really want to end the year well: even if qualification doesn’t come, getting closer to the top 10 would still be important. The scoreboard? I have to think about Carballes Baena first.”

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