Matteo Berrettini is a Italian tennis star who has 5 career title to his name and over $7 million in total tournament earnings. He is also a ranked Top 10 player who has reached the Wimbledon final once. So, the career trajectory of Matteo is on the way up. He is also know for his relationship with his girlfriend of over 2 years, Ajla Tomljanovic. So, here we wanted to give a little timeline of their relationship in 2021.
The Italian star was born on 12 April 1996 to his parents, father Luca Berrettini and mother Claudia Bigo, in Rome, Italy. He was the eldest of two sons of his parents. Interested in tennis from a young age, he was quick to develop his speed and spin that has defined his career over the years. Able to reach 140+ mph on his serve, ATP got a real gem of a player in 2017 when he turned pro and went on tour.
At the age of 25 the tennis star is on the cusp of winning a Grand Slam and etching his name on one of the 4 coveted trophies. He has another chance this time around in US Open, a six seed he is in perfect position to challenge for the title. But everyone appears to be hungry this year, after a slow 2020. Still, he will have the support of his girlfriend Alja to get as far as he can go.
Matteo Berrettini is Dating His Girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic in 2021
Matteo Berrettini is currently dating his girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic in 2021. They have been together for over 2 years.
Image Source: Ajla Tomljanovic Instagram
Unlike most other sports, tennis is about traveling all over the world. Athletes have to compete in various countries and this also makes having a relationship extremely tenuous. While most wags of tennis stars know what they are signing up for, some of the time the athletes fall in love while on tour. Meeting various male and female athletes on the road means romance can start anywhere.
That is what happened for Matteo Berrettini who started dating a fellow tennis star from Australia. Matteo Berrettini is currently dating his girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic for slightly over two years. They met a few times on the road but their relationship only began in late-August early-September 2019. Since then a steady dose of social media posts have kept their followers up to date on their romance.
Relationship Timeline of Matteo Berrettini and His Girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic
The first time words came of Matteo Berrettini having a new gf, Ajla Tomljanovic was spotted in the player’s friends and family box at the US Open. Maybe spurred on by his new and beautiful support at the tournament Matteo made it all the way to the semi-finals. He crashed out from the top 4 but it was his best career result at a Grand Slam till then.
After appearing in the box, Matteo and his girlfriend Ajla confirmed their relationship on 24 October 2019 with a snap of the duo. The picture taken in Vienna, Austria was accompanied by the caption, “Apparently walking around + shopping is the best way to spend the afternoon off.” This was the first time Ajla or Matteo shared a picture of either partner on Instagram.
Before Matteo Ajla dated Nick Kyrgios for about a year. But that was all in the rearview mirror as 2020 was when they started to post more about their relationship. Ajla also started sharing snaps of the lovebirds, a beautiful snap from their night out in 12 October 2020 was posted on her Instagram page. That was probably around the time the couple was sharing their official anniversary.
More recently an anxious Matteo Berrettini was seen at Ajla Tomljanovic’s match at the 2021 Wimbledon. He was spotted clutching the railing and supporting his girlfriend as she made her way through to the Quarterfinal at the coveted tournament. Though she crashed out of the final eight matches, Matteo supported her while he did not have his own match to prepare for.
Matteo Betterrini is Through to the Round of 16 of the US Open 2021
Two years ago Matteo Betterrini made it all the way to he Semi-Finals of the final Grand Slam of the year. He was denied a final berth then and last year was overshadowed by the pandemic, so Matteo would be hoping to better his result at the US Open. He is six-seeded player at the tournament and is currently set to face unseeded Oscar Otte.
The path to Quarterfinals appear a little clear for the player but you can never be sure. Matteo has the upper hand, he is the favorite going into the match as he has dropped only 3 sets in three matches at the US Open, but Otte has already dispatched 20th seed player in the first round. So, it is going to be an interesting fight, and keep your eyes peeled, Matteo’s girlfriend might make an appearance among the spectators.