(ANSA) – ROME, FEBRUARY 03 – Jannik Sinner, Lorenzo Sonego, Fabio Fognini, Lorenzo Musetti and Simone Bolelli. In all, five players have been called up by the captain of the blue team Filippo Volandri in view of the Davis Cup Slovakia-Italy match, scheduled for 4 and 5 March in Bratislava and valid as a qualifying round for the 2022 Final Phase.
It will be played on the fast indoor NTC Arena in Bratislava and there will be no Matteo Berrettini, fresh from the semifinal at the Australian Open and engaged in the weeks preceding Davis’s challenge in tournaments on South American clay. A decision taken collegially by the team and captain in agreement with the federation as evidenced by the words of Volandri and Berrettini. “It is a choice that I shared with the players – underlined Volandri – Once again we show a very strong team spirit that I believe can make the difference. Matteo will certainly be available from the next match in case we win.”
“In agreement with us players – said Berrettini – the captain has decided that on this occasion Sinner, Sonego, Fognini, Fognini, Bolelli and Musetti will play. Obviously I will cheer for them and I will also support them from afar. We must win to earn. once again the finals, when I hope to return to support my teammates “. (HANDLE).