After 23 years of waiting there is again a blue in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. Matteo Berrettini it’s just the fifth Italian tennis player in history to have won a place among the best eight at “The Championships” after Uberto de Morpurgo (1928), Nicola Pietrangeli (twice: in 1955 and in 1960 when he then reached the semifinals), Adriano Panatta (1979) and Davide Sanguinetti (1998). The blue number one is among the best eight in a Major for the third time in his career (after Us Open 2019 and Roland Garros 2021, where he frightened Djokovic), the second in a row. On the way to the second career Grand Slam semifinal after the one reached in New York two years ago, the 25-year-old Roman, number 9 in the ranking and 7 in the seeding, finds the canadese Happy Auger-Aliassime, n.19 ATP e 16th seeded, yes beaten in two sets in the final on the grass in Stuttgart in 2019, the only precedent between the two.
Berrettini-Auger Aliassime su Sky
Like everything Wimbledon, the challenge between Berettini e Auger-Aliassime will be visible on Sky Sport. The match is the second scheduled on Court 1 from 2 pm. Friday will be the day of men’s semifinals (2 pm and 5 pm), waiting for the tournament winners to be announced on the weekend: Saturday 10 July at 3 pm the final of the women’s singles and at 5.30 pm the finals of the men’s and women’s doubles. Sunday 11 July, finally, at 15, the last act of the men’s tournament live on Sky Sport Tennis and Sky Sport Uno.
All the Sky Sport Tennis programming
From 28 June on channel 205 you will find Sky Sport Tennis, the channel dedicated to tennis at the start with Wimbledon, born to tell the stories of the great champions and the golden moment of Italian tennis – with 10 athletes in the top 100 – which fascinates and excites more and more the public. After Wimbledon, it will start with other major events such as the ATP Masters 1000 (all on Sky Sport Tennis) up to the most anticipated of all, the Nitto ATP Finals, which will take place in Italy, in Turin. Without forgetting the stages of the World Padel Tour 2021, with all the best of this sport that is driving Italians crazy