Lorenzo Sonego won the second tournament of his career by beating Laslo Djere in the incredible final of the Sardinia Open 2021. The Italian player had a fantastic week in Cagliari and showed everyone that there is room for him too in the recovery of Italian tennis.
The first set saw Djere prevail over Sonego from all points of view, as the net 6-2 can confirm. In the second set, Sonego wasted the break advantage obtained in the fourth game, but then raised the level in the tie-break and opened a game that seemed to be lost.
In the third and decisive set, Sonego finally took advantage of all the opportunities his opponent gave him and ended with a score of 6-4 without shaking. Lorenzo Sonego said: "At the beginning of the second set I changed tactics, I was more aggressive trying to catch his time: I also changed the way I serve.
Now there is Monte-Carlo and I can't wait: I want to keep growing and playing this kind of games. In my life I have never set goals, only to continue playing. improve and the goals achieved were the consequence. A dream? Being able to play the ATP Finals in Turin, my city.
I dedicate this victory to my family and my team. Sonego also won the doubles tournament together with Andrea Vavassori."