Roger Federer has always been my favorite player, he’s my reference, and continues to be,” says Italian youngster, Lorenzo Musetti

Lorenzo Musetti, one of the most talented teenagers on tour has revealed that his favourite player is the 20 time Grandslam champion, Roger Federer. The Italian who announced himself on the big stage after defeating Wawrinka in Rome, dreams of playing a Wimbledon final against Federer.

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Lorenzo Musetti and Roger Federer

Lorenzo Musetti, is one of the most talented players on tour who has burst onto the big stage this season including the likes of Jannik Sinner, Hugo Gaston, Ugo Humbert. The Italian announced himself at the Italian Open after he shunned the 3 time Grandslam champion, Stan Wawrinka in the 1st round of the Italian Open and then went on to defeat Kei Nishikori in Round 2. The Italian also won the Challenger Forli in his breakthrough season.

In a recent interview to lifestyle website Esquire, the Italian was asked to give his views on fashion and the tennis world. When asked about his favourite player, Musetti instantly answered that it was none other than the 20 time Grandslam champion, Roger Federer. He went on to speak about how the Swiss maestro had inspired him when he was younger.“Federer has always been my favorite player, he’s my reference, and continues to be,” said Musetti.

Musetti dreams of playing a Wimbledon final against Roger Federer

Roger Federer has won 8 Wimbledon titles

Lorenzo Musetti reckons Roger Federer as his idol and spoke about how he inspired him during his younger days. The Swiss maestro is one of the most influential and respected players not just in tennis but also in the entire sporting world. Musetti also spoke about how he grew up watching Nadal and Federer play against each other.

“Roger (is the human I admire the most),” Musetti revealed. “I grew up watching the rivalry between him and Nadal.

Lorenzo Musetti also revealed that his dream final match up would be against his idol, Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Wimbeldon is one of the most respected Grandslams in the calendar, and it has always been a good hunting ground for Roger Federer, who has won an incredible 8 titles at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

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