US Open 2019: Matteo Berrettini inspired by countryman Corrado Barazzutti as he becomes second Italian to reach quarter-finals
Berrettini became just the second Italian man to progress to the US Open quarter-finals 42 years after Corrado Barazzutti's run to the last four in New York
Davis Cup Qualifiers 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan to open India's campaign against Andreas Seppi of Italy
Country's second-ranked player Ramkumar Ramanathan will open India's campaign against Andreas Seppi in the first singles match of their Davis Cup qualifier against Italy, starting on Friday.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: Grass court makes tie tougher for us, says Italy captain Corrado Barazzutti
"The Italian team has not played a lot on grass but it is okay. We know we have to play very well," Italy's Davis Cup captain Corrado Barazzutti said.
With Nishikori only just returning from a wrist injury, Japan's challenge in Morioka will be spearheaded by Yuichi Sugita, who won his first ATP tour singles title in Turkey last summer.