Italian Teenager Reaches French Open Last 16 On Grand Slam Debut

French Open: Italian Teenager Lorenzo Musetti Reaches Last 16 On Grand Slam Debut

Lorenzo Musetti defeated Marco Cecchinato in a five-set thriller on Saturday.© Instagram

Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti defeated compatriot Marco Cecchinato in five sets on Saturday to reach the French Open last 16 on his Grand Slam debut, setting up a potential clash with Novak Djokovic. The 19-year-old Musetti overcame 2018 Roland Garros semi-finalist Cecchinato 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 after taking his fifth match point to become only the sixth man since 2000 to make the last 16 at his first major.

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