Lorenzo Musetti has taken the ATP Tour by storm this year with wins in excess of stars together with Diego Schwartzman, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Grigor Dimitrov. The 19-calendar year-previous begins the US Open in fifth in the ATP Race To Milan, as he tries to qualify for the Intesa Sanpaolo Future Gen ATP Finals, which will be held in Milan from 9-13 November.
The Italian is energized to try out to generate his place in the 21-and-underneath season finale, and Musetti is also a enthusiast of Milan itself.
“Milan is the town centre in Europe for trend,” Musetti reported. “It is a organization, it is genuinely technologically [advanced], investing a whole lot of money in long term issues and large occasions. I feel Rome and Milan are the biggest cities in Italy. Rome is more historic and Milan is a lot more the new city, the potential. We are the Future Gen and the long run.”
Right before Musetti carries on his drive for Milan at Flushing Meadows — and ahead of New York Vogue 7 days (8-12 September) — ATPTour.com spoke to the #NextGenATP star about his model, the legend whom he attracts manner inspiration from and extra.
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How substantially do you like the manner business?
I like it. I did a little something with Nike, I did a photoshoot with Moncler. I like to be in the trend earth for the reason that I like to not just enjoy tennis, but have room with every thing [else I enjoy]. I like to gown a tiny little bit in different ways. A whole lot of manufacturers like my style, my character, so I think I am heading to get into a great situation [in fashion].
Who is your manner inspiration?
Roger Federer. Even if he doesn’t show way too a great deal, he is a single of the icons in vogue. His appear is normally tasteful, simple but classic and sophisticated. I tried to copy him a minor little bit and I assume it is doing the job. My inspiration off the court docket was usually Roger.
What is the a person point you would by no means use?
Sandals! Hardly ever! I can wear flip-flops, but I really never like sandals.
What is your go-to outfit when you are out for evening meal?
I retain it very simple. Blue trousers, [usually] extensive trousers. Nike shoes [or] sneakers and a white t-shirt and just one jacket. Seriously uncomplicated without having so lots of collars, awesome and effortless.
Outdoors of tennis, is there a individual whose vogue you like?
Exterior of tennis, the trend goes way way too significantly. Maybe occasionally it is too unusual and also odd, so I arrive back to the common looks. I am a great deal extra [into] straightforward and classic [fashion].
Did You Know?
Following a breakthrough performance in Rome last year, Musetti landed the Esquire Italia include. Go through extra about the photoshoot and job interview he did for the magazine here.