French Open Social Slice: Berrettini reacts to Federer withdrawal; the Italian question
On today’s Social Slice, we look at Berrettini’s reaction to Federer’s French Open withdrawal and an interesting question regarding Lorenzo Musetti and Jannik Sinner.
Firstly, World No 9 Matteo Berrettini took to social media to wish 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer well after he announced his withdrawal from Roland Garros.
The Italian admitted he was ‘looking forward’ to their clash and that it’s never nice to progress by default.
As two Italian stars gear up to face two all-time greats in Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, @TennisTalker posed an interesting question on Twitter.
Who will win the most games, Musetti or Sinner?
Which Italian will win the most games?
Musetti v Djokovic
Sinner v Nadal
— The Tennis Talker (@TheTennisTalker) June 6, 2021
‘Guess who likes clay now’ was the comment from @ATPTour after yet another victory from Daniil Medvedev.
Can he go one step further and beat Stefanos Tsitsipas?
Guess who likes clay now? 😲😃
— ATP Tour (@atptour) June 6, 2021
Alexander Zverev produced a statement victory against Kei Nishikori’s on Sunday night to reach the last eight.
“I feel like if I play my best tennis I’m difficult to beat,” said the German.
Could this be his tournament?
"I feel like if I play my best tennis I'm difficult to beat."
It was a strong showing for the German in his debut night session. More on his dismantling of Nishikori to reach the finals eight 👇#RolandGarros
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 7, 2021
The @ATPTour took their take on the boxing mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul by comparing the bout to an embrace between good friends Dominic Thiem and Diego Schwartzman.
“Sometimes tennis players hug like Logan Paul hugs Floyd Mayweather,” was the tweet.
— ATP Tour (@atptour) June 7, 2021
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