Lorenzo Sonego

Lorenzo Sonego (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso ˈsɔːneɡo];[1][2] born 11 May 1995) is an Italian professional tennis player. Sonego has a career high ATP singles ranking of No. 32.[3] He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of No. 222 achieved on 19 October 2020.[4] Sonego made his ATP main-draw debut at the 2016 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, where he received a main-draw wildcard.

Lorenzo Sonego
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Country (sports) Italy
Born (1995-05-11) 11 May 1995 (age 25)
Turin, Italy
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachGipo Arbino
Prize money$1,939,432
Singles
Career record37–44 (45.7% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 32 (2 November 2020)
Current rankingNo. 33 (9 November 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2018)
French Open4R (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2018, 2019)
US Open2R (2018, 2019)
Doubles
Career record4–13 (23.5% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1 Challenger, 2 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 222 (19 October 2020)
Current rankingNo. 228 (23 November 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2020)
French Open2R (2019)
Last updated on: 23 November 2020.

CareerEdit

Sonego started his Grand Slam career with a win over Robin Haase at the 2018 Australian Open. He was then defeated in the second round by Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

Sonego entered 2018 Wimbledon as a lucky loser after being defeated by Ernest Gulbis in the third round of qualifying. He was defeated by Taylor Fritz in the first round in straight sets.

2019Edit

Sonego won his first ATP title in Antalya, Turkey in June 2019, defeating Serbian Miomir Kecmanović in three sets in the final.

2020Edit

Sonego made a career-best 4th round appearance at the 2020 French Open, defeating Emilio Gómez in 5 sets, Alexander Bublik in straight sets, and 27th seed Taylor Fritz in straight sets before losing to 12th seed Diego Schwartzman 1-6, 3-6, 4-6. His match against Fritz had the longest tie-break in French Open history in the third set, finishing eventually with a 19-17 score in favour of Sonego.

At the 2020 Erste Bank Open, Sonego, as a Lucky Loser, shocked world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-2 6-1. It was only Djokovic's third loss of the year. Sonego went on to make the final of the event, but lost to fifth seed Andrey Rublev 4-6, 4-6.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Titals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (1–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1–0 Jun 2019 Antalya Open, Turkey 250 Series Grass   Miomir Kecmanović 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–1
Loss 1–1 Oct 2020 Vienna Open, Austria 500 Series Hard (i)   Andrey Rublev 4–6, 4–6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 11 (6–5)Edit

Legend
ATP Challengers (3–1)
ITF Futures (3–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (5-4)
Carpet (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 31 May 2015 Lecco, Italy Clay   Tommy Paul 1–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 13 September 2015 Pula, Italy Clay   Daniel Altmaier 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 25 October 2015 Pula, Italy Clay   George von Massow 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 1 November 2015 Pula, Italy Clay   Gianluca Mager 3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 1 October 2017 Pula, Italy Clay   Javier Marti 6–3, 3–1, ret.
Winner 6. 15 October 2017 Ortisei, Italy Carpet   Tim Pütz 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 22 October 2017 Ismaning, Germany Carpet   Yannick Hanfmann 4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 29 October 2017 Pula, Italy Clay   Federico Gaio 6–7(4–7), 6–2, 0–6
Runner-up 9. 5 November 2017 Pula, Italy Clay   Tomislav Brkić 5–7, 4–6
Winner 10. 9 September 2018 Genoa, Italy Clay   Dustin Brown 6–2, 6–1
Winner 11. 8 September 2019 Genoa, Italy Clay   Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6–2, 4-6, 7-6(8-6)

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 2R Q3 1R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
French Open A A A A Q2 1R 4R 0 / 2 3–2 60%
Wimbledon A A A A 1R 1R NH 0 / 2 0–2 0%
US Open A A A A 2R 2R 1R 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 1–3 3–3 0–0 0 / 9 7–9 44%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A NH 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Miami Open A A A A A 2R NH 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A Q1 QF NH 0 / 1 3–1 75%
Madrid Open A A A A A A NH 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Italian Open A A 1R Q1 2R 1R 2R 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Canadian Open A A A A A A NH 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Shanghai Masters A A A A A 1R NH 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Paris Masters A A A A A Q1 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 4–5 2–3 0–0 0 / 10 7–10 41%
Career statistics
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Career
Tournaments 0 0 1 0 6 24 13 0 44
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 5–6 20–23 12–14 0–0 1 / 44 37–44 46%
Win (%)  –   –  0%  –  45% 47% 46% 45.68%
Year-end ranking 812 370 300 212 107 52 33

Record against other playersEdit

Wins over top 10 playersEdit

  • He has a 1–4 (.200) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Wins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
No. Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score LS Rank
2020
1.   Novak Djokovic 1 Erste Bank Open, Austria Hard (i) QF 6–2, 6–1 42

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Lorenzo". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  2. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Sonego". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Lorenzo Sonego - Tennis Temple". Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Lorenzo Sonego - Rankings history". Retrieved 27 July 2018.

External linksEdit