On Monday afternoon at the European Open in Hamburg, Italy, #NextGenATP Italian Lorenzo Musetti was down 6-7(4), 7-6(4), 6-3 against Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic. Musetti eventually won the match by winning the third set.
This is the 20-year-first old’s win since May, when he advanced to the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open after advancing through qualifying and defeating Ilya Ivashka and Sebastian Korda. Musetti displayed impressive resiliency on Monday in Hamburg, where his opponent was trying to get the better of him, by fending off match points while serving at 4-5 and 5-6 in the second set of his first match.
Tennis match against Lajovic in the ATP Head2Head format. In a marathon match that lasted 2 hours and 56 minutes, Musetti eventually prevailed after winning the second set on a tiebreak and then securing the match with the lone break of the third set. A win over the world’s 75th ranked opponent Fourth in the Pepperstone ATP Race To Milan, the Italian will get a boost from Lajovic as he tries to reach the Intesa Sanpaolo Next Gen ATP Finals in his home country for the second time this year in November.
Musetti, who is currently 14-16 on the 2022 season, will play either third-seeded Diego Schwartzman or Emil Ruusuvuori in the second round of play in Germany, in an attempt to reach the quarterfinals of a tournament for the fourth time in 2022. There are a total of 13 ATP 500 tournaments scheduled for the year, and the Hamburg European Open is one of them. It features 32 of the best singles players and 16 of the best doubles teams.
The tournament is held at the Rothenbaum Tennis Center in the heart of Hamburg, which features a retractable-roof stadium. Rafa Nadal has proven time and time again that he is not only the best tennis player in the world, but also the toughest.
Tennis is Nadal’s passion.
Despite being 36 years old, Rafael Nadal is expected to add to his record 22 Grand Slam titles. “I anticipate that I will become a “retired” athlete at some point in the future, but I will never stop considering myself an athlete.
I also plan to maintain my involvement with the building, which we began working on a few years ago and is now maturing into a solid structure “a native of Mallorca remarked. John McEnroe has lauded Rafael Nadal for his “strong will and passion” ahead of the US Open.
I’ve never met anyone like him, he remarked. His assessment of the player was that of Jimmy Connors, another tennis great. McEnroe remarked, “Until I saw Rafael Nadal, I thought Jimmy Connors tried hard, but this is insane.” The eight-time Grand Slam champion Jimmy Connors was a formidable opponent for McEnroe. Connors also held the position of world number one at one point.