Matteo Berrettini has only one goal in mind.

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Matteo Berrettini aims for a Grand Slam title

After an unfortunate season, heavily affected by injuries that forced him to miss some of the most prestigious events, Matteo Berrettini wants to make up for it in 2023. In particular, the Italian declared his real big goal to the microphones of Eurosport.

“I want it to be an exciting year for me. I saw that I can play it to win a Slam. I haven’t gone that far in the past seasons. It’s definitely a goal, but I have to think about my health first. If that’s not there, it’s hard to play tennis. But if I feel good, the goal is to win a Slam, a Masters 1000, to get far in the top tournaments. I can do it,” said the Roman tennis player.

Matteo Berrettini, nicknamed “The Hammer” on the ATP circuit because of the power of his serve and forehand strokes, decided to go all in on tennis thanks to the valuable advice of his younger brother Jacopo, also a professional tennis player. Since the age of 14 he has been training with Vincenzo Santopadre, who is still his current coach.

Berrettini is considered the best Italian player ever on grass, being the only one to have reached the Wimbledon final in 2021. He also boasts the second-best ranking ever for an Italian tennis player, having reached the No. 6 position in the ATP rankings in January 2022.

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