|Born||11 May 1995|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 4,046,233|
|Career record||90-92 (49.5% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 21 (4 October 2021)|
|Current ranking||No. 65 (19 September 2022)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2022)|
|French Open||4R (2020)|
|US Open||2R (2018, 2019)|
|Olympic Games||2R (2021)|
|Career record||24-32 (42.9% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 77 (15 August 2022)|
|Current ranking||No. 81 (22 August 2022)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2021)|
|French Open||2R (2019, 2022)|
|US Open||3R (2022)|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|Olympic Games||2R (2021)|
|Davis Cup||2-2 (50.0%)|
|Last updated on: 22 August 2022.|
Lorenzo Sonego (Italian pronunciation: [lo'r?ntso 's?:ne?o]; born 11 May 1995) is an Italian professional tennis player. Sonego has a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 21 achieved on 4 October 2021. He has a career high ATP doubles ranking of No. 77 achieved on 15 August 2022. Sonego made his ATP main-draw debut at the 2016 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, where he received a main-draw wildcard.
Sonego was born in Turin, Italy. He began playing tennis when he was 11 years old, encouraged by his father Giorgio and his coach Gipo Arbino. A fan of Italian football club Torino, he played for the Torino youth academy between the age of six and 13 before focusing on tennis.
Sonego won his first ATP title in Antalya, Turkey in June 2019, defeating Serbian Miomir Kecmanovi? in three sets in the final.
Sonego made a career-best 4th round appearance at the 2020 French Open, defeating Emilio Gómez, Alexander Bublik, and 27th seed Taylor Fritz before losing to 12th seed Diego Schwartzman in straight sets. His match against Fritz had the longest tiebreak in French Open history in the third set, finishing eventually with a 19-17 score in favor of Sonego.
At the 2020 Erste Bank Open, Sonego, as a lucky loser, shocked world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-2 6-1. It was only Djokovic's third loss of the year. Sonego went on to make the final of the event, but lost to fifth seed Andrey Rublev 4-6, 4-6.
At the 2021 Sardegna Open in April, Sonego won both the singles and doubles titles. As a result, he achieved career-high singles ranking of world No. 28 and doubles ranking of No. 132 on 12 April 2021.
In Rome, Sonego scored his second top-10 win over Dominic Thiem, beating him in 3 sets in a match lasting over 3 hours. As a result, he made his second Masters quarterfinal, where he beat 7th seed Andrey Rublev, his third top-10 win. In the semifinal, he once again faced World No. 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic but lost in 3 sets. At the French Open, Sonego lost in the first round to Lloyd Harris in straight sets.
Following his fourth-round showing at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships for the first time in his career, he reached a career-high of World No. 25 on 9 August 2021.
Sonego started his 2022 season at the Sydney Classic. Seeded fifth, he reached the quarterfinals where he lost to top seed and eventual champion, Aslan Karatsev. Seeded 25th at the Australian Open, he made it to the third round where he was defeated by Miomir Kecmanovi?.
Seeded fourth at the Córdoba Open, Sonego lost in the quarterfinals to sixth seed, last year finalist, and eventual champion, Albert Ramos Viñolas. Seeded third at the Argentina Open, he reached the semifinals where he was eliminated by second seed and defending champion, Diego Schwartzman. Seeded sixth at the Rio Open, he fell in the second round to qualifier Miomir Kecmanovi?. At the Mexican Open, he lost in the first round to qualifier J. J. Wolf. Representing Italy in the Davis Cup tie against Slovakia, Sonego played one match and lost to Filip Horanský. In the end, Italy won the tie over Slovakia 3-2. Seeded 21st at the Indian Wells Masters, he was ousted from the tournament in the second round by Benjamin Bonzi. Seeded 19th at the Miami Open, he lost in the second round to American qualifier Denis Kudla.
Sonego started his clay-court season at the Monte-Carlo Masters. Seeded 16th, he lost in the second round to Laslo ?ere. Seeded 11th at the Barcelona Open, he was defeated in the third round by eighth seed and eventual finalist, Pablo Carreño Busta. In Madrid, he lost in the first round to British wildcard Jack Draper. Last year semifinalist at the Italian Open, he lost in a controversial first-round match to 13th seed Denis Shapovalov. Due to not defending his semifinalist points from last year, Sonego's ranking fell from 28 to 35. Seeded 32nd at the French Open, he reached the third round where he lost to eighth seed and eventual finalist, Casper Ruud, in five sets.
Sonego began his grass-court season at the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Seeded sixth, he made it to the quarterfinals where he lost to second seed, compatriot, and eventual champion, Matteo Berrettini. At the Queen's Club Championships, he was defeated in the first round by lucky loser Denis Kudla. Last year finalist at the Eastbourne International, he fell in the second round to sixth seed and defending champion, Alex de Minaur, in a rematch of previous year's final. Seeded 27th at Wimbledon, he reached the third round where he was beaten by second seed, two-time champion, and former world no. 1, Rafael Nadal.
After Wimbledon, Sonego competed at the Swedish Open. He lost in the first round to Aslan Karatsev. In Gstaad, Switzerland, he was defeated in the first round by qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas.
Current through the 2022 Madrid.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||2R||Q3||1R||2R||3R||0 / 4||4-4||50%|
|French Open||A||A||A||A||Q2||1R||4R||1R||3R||0 / 4||5-4||56%|
|Wimbledon||A||A||A||A||1R||1R||NH||4R||3R||0 / 4||5-4||56%|
|US Open||A||A||A||A||2R||2R||1R||1R||1R||0 / 5||2-5||29%|
|Win-loss||0-0||0-0||0-0||0-0||2-3||1-3||3-3||4-4||6-4||0 / 17||16-17||48%|
|ATP Masters 1000|
|Indian Wells Masters||A||A||A||A||A||A||NH||2R||2R||0 / 2||0-2||0%|
|Miami Open||A||A||A||A||A||2R||NH||4R||2R||0 / 3||3-3||50%|
|Monte-Carlo Masters||A||A||A||A||Q1||QF||NH||2R||2R||0 / 3||5-3||63%|
|Madrid Open||A||A||A||A||A||A||NH||A||1R||0 / 1||0-1||0%|
|Italian Open||A||A||1R||Q1||2R||1R||2R||SF||1R||0 / 6||6-6||50%|
|Canadian Open||A||A||A||A||A||A||NH||1R||A||0 / 1||0-1||0%|
|Cincinnati Masters||A||A||A||A||A||1R||1R||3R||1R||0 / 4||2-4||33%|
|Shanghai Masters||A||A||A||A||A||1R||NH||0 / 1||0-1||0%|
|Paris Masters||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||2R||1R||0 / 2||1-2||33%|
|Win-loss||0-0||0-0||0-1||0-0||1-1||4-5||2-3||10-7||0-2||0 / 19||17-19||47%|
|Win||1-0||Jun 2019||Antalya Open, Turkey||250 Series||Grass||Miomir Kecmanovi?||6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-5), 6-1|
|Loss||1-1||Oct 2020||Vienna Open, Austria||500 Series||Hard (i)||Andrey Rublev||4-6, 4-6|
|Win||2-1||Apr 2021||Sardegna Open, Italy||250 Series||Clay||Laslo ?ere||2-6, 7-6(7-5), 6-4|
|Loss||2-2||Jun 2021||Eastbourne International, United Kingdom||250 Series||Grass||Alex de Minaur||6-4, 4-6, 6-7(5-7)|
|Win||3-2||Sep 2022||Moselle Open, France||250 Series||Hard (i)||Alexander Bublik||7-6(7-3), 6-2|
|Win||1-0||Apr 2021||Sardegna Open, Italy||250 Series||Clay||Andrea Vavassori|| Simone Bolelli
|Win||2-0||Jul 2022||Austrian Open Kitzbühel,
|250 Series||Clay||Pedro Martínez|| Tim Pütz
|5-7, 6-4, [10-8]|
|Loss||0-1||May 2015||Italy F11, Lecco||Futures||Clay||Tommy Paul||1-6, 4-6|
|Win||1-1||Sep 2015||Italy F26, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||Daniel Altmaier||7-5, 6-4|
|Win||2-1||Oct 2015||Italy F32, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||George von Massow||6-4, 6-1|
|Loss||2-2||Nov 2015||Italy F33, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||Gianluca Mager||3-6, 3-6|
|Win||3-2||Oct 2017||Italy F31, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||Javier Marti||6-3, 3-1, ret.|
|Win||4-2||Oct 2017||Ortisei, Italy||Challenger||Carpet||Tim Pütz||6-4, 6-4|
|Loss||4-3||Oct 2017||Ismaning, Germany||Challenger||Carpet||Yannick Hanfmann||4-6, 6-3, 5-7|
|Loss||4-4||Oct 2017||Italy F35, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||Federico Gaio||6-7(4-7), 6-2, 0-6|
|Loss||4-5||Nov 2017||Italy F36, Santa Margherita di Pula||Futures||Clay||Tomislav Brki?||5-7, 4-6|
|Win||5-5||Sep 2018||Genova, Italy||Challenger||Clay||Dustin Brown||6-2, 6-1|
|Win||6-5||Sep 2019||Genova, Italy||Challenger||Clay||Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||6-2, 4-6, 7-6(8-6)|
|1.||Novak Djokovic||1||Vienna Open, Austria||Hard (i)||QF||6-2, 6-1||42|
|2.||Dominic Thiem||4||Italian Open, Italy||Clay||3R||6-4, 6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-5)||33|
|3.||Andrey Rublev||7||Italian Open, Italy||Clay||QF||3-6, 6-4, 6-3||33|
|4.||Hubert Hurkacz||10||Moselle Open, France||Hard (i)||SF||7-6(7-5), 6-4||65|
Sonego's record against players who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who are active in boldface. Only ATP Tour main draw matches are considered:
Active players are in boldface.