Berrettini defeated but determined: “I'm fast on the pitch, but a good performance”

John

By John

After months of stoppage Matteo Berrettini is satisfied. The knockout against Andy Murray (4-6, 6-3, 6-4) in the first round of the Miami Masters does not take away the smile from the Roman tennis player upon his return to the top circuit: «I think it was a good performance, I didn't feel well , very weak, I didn't eat anything but the thought of not going on the pitch wasn't possible – Berrettini told Sky -. Despite this I played a good match then at a certain point I felt a drop and he was very good especially in the third set with at least three incredible points to avoid being broken. I have to say that after so many months of stopping I wouldn't have thought I'd get to the bottom straight away in my first tournament and still play so well here. I know I have done a great job, I have a lot of confidence in the new team and in my work. Thanks also to you for the support you have always given me, the season has just begun and I am sure there will be great satisfaction for me.”

The unscheduled

There was a scare at the end of the second set when Berrettini felt faint while he was serving a first set. He didn't faint, but the game was stopped. The problem returned after the Italian tennis player assimilated some sugars