Ranked no.53, the 22-year-old from Italy was 1 set down against the Russian after he failed to convert a set point. The Italian was great in the following 2 sets to never drop his serve. Therefore, a break per set was enough for him to win 6-7 (6) 6-3 6-4.
I am really happy. BERRETTINI
After the match, Matteo commented
“I’m really happy for the win. I think we did a great match.
I was really focused in the second set. I was feeling better and better. I lost against him twice when we were juniors, so I’m really happy.”
Berrettini will face either Marius Copil or Fernando Verdasco in the quarters.
|A GREAT WIN
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