An Italian won Wimbledon! Gabriel Volpetta moving on the British lawn

An Italian won Wimbledon!  Gabriel Volpetta moving on the British lawn

Italy can also celebrate at the 2023 edition of Wimbledon. In fact, Gabriele Volpetta triumphed in junior men’s doubles teaming with Czech Jakob Filip. In the final, the two beat Serbian Branko Djuric and Frenchman Arthur Gea by double 6-3 after an hour of play. For the Roman, this is the first Grand Slam title in his career after he has already touched it, again in doubles at Roland Garros. Volpetta is the third Italian to win the honor at Wimbledon, after Daniele Bracciali in 1996 and Matteo Trevisan in 2007.

The match was dominated by the Italian-Czech duo, who achieved a lot with their serve. In fact, the two won 86% of points when they served the first and 68% when they served the second, against 35% of their opponents.

After an initial balance in which shifts of service are to be followed, In the fifth match, Vulpitta / Filip managed to find a break to zero. The Italian and the Czech do not waste any chances, and in the ninth game they find another break that allows them to win the first set 6-3.

At the start of the second set, the Italian and Czech pair managed to cancel out two break points in the first game and then another point in the third game. Narrowly escaping danger, Vulpitta / Filip break their opponents’ serve, making it 3-1. Durić and Gea managed to negate a match point in the eighth match, but in the next match, Volpetta / Filip will not miss the opportunity, They went 6-3 and won the Grand Slam.

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