Will group bonding result in victory on the United Cup? Crew Italy hopes so after exploring Brisbane on Tuesday.
“It’s lovely to be right here and to play a brand new mixed-teams occasion,” Matteo Berrettini mentioned. “We’re joyful and excited to play, and actually trying ahead to beginning and seeing how the brand new format goes. It’s going to be thrilling as I’ve by no means even performed combined doubles.”
Berrettini, Marco Bortolotti, Lucia Bronzetti, Lorenzo Musetti, Camila Rosatello, Martina Trevisan, Andrea Vavassori and captain Vincenzo Santopadre visited the New Farm Park River Hub boat dock. They spent a while on a ship and posed for pictures with the town’s skyline within the background.
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Everybody concerned loved the second earlier than the competitors for the inaugural United Cup — and the season on the entire — heats up.
“We actually loved the boat immediately,” Trevisan mentioned. “I’m very excited to be a part of this group and we’re trying ahead to enjoying.”
Italy will open its match on Thursday in opposition to Crew Brazil. Berrettini believes his group is prepared.
“We’re pushing one another to get higher and higher and obtain extra,” Berrettini mentioned. “So, after we play a group competitors just like the United Cup, it feels good.”