Filippo Volandri cuddles his Jannik Sinner

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The words of Filippo Volandri

Filippo Volandri, Italy’s Davis Cup captain, took stock of Italian tennis after Wimbledon: “Jannik Sinner reached his first semifinal in a Major, Musetti showed that he has become familiar with this surface, as well as the return of Matteo Berrettini, who after winning the derby with Lorenzo Sonego reached the round of 16, also playing a good match with the unleashed Carlos Alcaraz.”

Good news then also in view of the Davis Cup round that will see Italy on court in Bologna from September 12 to 17 against Canada, Chile and Sweden. “Once again I find myself spoiled for choice, and this also applies to doubles now that Fabio Fognini has also returned to the tour. Just the doubles, in such a format, has become a determining point, an aspect to be taken into account in the convocations,” he added to Supertennis.

“The indications that will emerge from the American swing on cement, with the Masters 1000 in Toronto and Cincinnati and then the US Open, a really intense half-and-half between now and the beginning of September, will be fundamental. And then for all the fans appointment in Bologna where we will need their warm support, as we did last year, to try to reach the final stage,” Volandri’s closing remark.

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