For over fifteen years, Italian tennis has returned to shine as it did in the days of the "immortals" Lea Pericoli, Nicola Pietrangeli, Adriano Panatta and Corrado Barazzutti. First, the Italian tennis players called up to the national team exploded, winning 4 editions of the Fed Cup from 2006 to 2013 (today the trophy is called the Billie Jean Kin...

Team Italy failed to reach the semi-finals at the ATP Cup to start 2022, but it was only a matter of time before Italians made their mark on the new season. Matteo Berrettini and Jannik Sinner have not taken long to do just that. Both Berrettini and Sinner are into the Australian Open quarter-finals, where they have a chance to make more history fo...

Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Sonego played off their home crowd in Turin to lift the host nation to a 2-1 victory over the United States in the opening Group E tie in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals on Friday, though Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram gave the US-Americans a fighting chance to still advance to the quarterfinals. Italy swept the day’s s...

Not long ago, at Wimbledon, Matteo Berrettini became the first Italian male tennis player to reach a Grand Slam final in 45 years. This performance came after a splendid run to the title at the Queen’s club championships. Lorenzo Musetti managed to take two sets off Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros. Italy currently has ten men inside the top 100...

Italy's Jannik Sinner, the ATP's top-ranked teen, captured his third career title on Sunday, outlasting American Mackenzie McDonald 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 in the Citi Open final. World number 24 Sinner, a 19-year-old who won at Sofia last year and Melbourne in January, took the top prize of $350,755 on the Washington hardcourts. "I'm very happy about this t...

Matteo Berrettini likes to tell a story about how, as a youngster, he was not considered to be a great athlete, finding himself bottom of the stats when it came to athletic prowess among his fellow top junior players. On Friday, the 25-year-old from Rome became the first Italian – man or woman – to reach the Wimbledon final, beating Hubert Hurkacz...

Sometimes a friend is the toughest foe, but Matteo Berrettini did not mind on Wednesday. The Italian star beat close mate Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to reach his first Wimbledon semi-final. The seventh seed is the first man from his country in the Open Era to make the last four at The Championships. The only other Italian man in histo...

Jannik Sinner is just as comfortable on the hard courts of Miami as he is on the red clay of Rome, where he’s scheduled to face Rafael Nadal on Wednesday. Lorenzo Musetti modeled his all-court game after Roger Federer. And Matteo “The Hammer” Berrettini has one of the biggest serve-forehand combinations in tennis. The Italian men that are starting...

The tennis world has been buzzing about Italian tennis of late. With #NextGenATP players Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti blossoming into stars, the future of the sport in their country looks bright. But this week at the ATP Cup, Matteo Berrettini and Fabio Fognini have shown that Italy is not just poised to shine in the future; the country is alr...

2020 was a difficult year for everyone and sport is non an exception. Thousands of races and events were cancelled due to the pandemic, including the Olympic Games in Tokyo. But the world of sport did not stop completely and in the last months of this terrible year in Italy five young sports stars raised up and and everyone is talking about them. W...