Marco Cecchinato is a professional tennis player from Italy. He won his first ATP World Tour championship at the 2018 Hungarian Open on April 29, 2018. Marco began his professional career in 2010. Marco Cecchinato has three singles titles and has yet to win a doubles trophy in his career. He became the first tennis player from Sicily to win an ATP title. Marco Cecchinato is a clay specialist whose greatest Grand Slam finish is a quarterfinal appearance at the 2018 French Open.

Quick Info 
NameMarco Cecchinato
Date of birth
1992, September 30
Place of birthPalermo
NationalityItalian
FatherSergio Cecchinato
MotherStefania Cecchinato
Net worth
$3 Million
EthnicityMixed
Marital statusMarried
SpoucePeki
ChildrenEdoardo
ReligionChristainity
ProfessionTennis player
Age28 Years Old

His height is 1.85 meters or 6 feet 1 inch. On September 30, 1992, he was born. Therefore, his current age is 28 years old, based on his birth date.

 

Early life

His Nickname is Check. He can speak different languages. Marco Cecchinato is good at Italian, Spanish and English. He began playing tennis at age 7. His uncle, a tennis coach, used to play with him. His father’s name is Sergio, and his mother’s name is Stefania.

Marco Cecchinato
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Marco Cecchinato has tattoo of the number 13. His favorite surface is clay, the shot serves, and the tournament is ATP Masters 1000 Rome. He loves football and supports AC Milan.

 

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Career

Marco Cecchinato began playing tennis as an amateur before turning professional in 2010. At the Croatia F3, he won his first ATP Challenger and ITF Futures title. Cecchinato made his debut at Grand Slam debut 2015 US Open, reaching the second round. At the 2016 Romanian Open, Cecchinato made his first ATP quarterfinal.

In Budapest, he won his first ATP title after reaching the final as a lucky loser after losing in the qualifying round; he became the ninth player in ATP history to win a tournament as a lucky loser. After that, however, the Italian star had to wait until the Budapest Open in 2018 to win his first  ATP championship.

Marco Cecchinato
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At the Croatia Open, Marco Cecchinato earned his second ATP championship of the year. In the 2018 French Open singles, he reached the semi-finals before falling to Dominic Thiem. After that, Marco stunned the world by defeating former world number one Novak Djokovic in four sets. As a result, Cecchinato reached the top of the World Rankings at the end of the season.

Marco Cecchinato did not have a strong season in 2019, although he did reach No. 16 in the rankings. Nevertheless, he reached his fourth ATP final in 2020. Marco won his fifth title at the Emilia-Romagna Open in May 2021.

During the COVID-19 pandemic-affected 2020 season, he reached his fourth ATP final at the inaugural Forte Village Sardegna Open in October, losing in straight sets against Serbian Laslo ere. In May 2021, he reached his fifth final at the Emilia-Romagna Open, losing to Sebastian Korda, a first-time ATP winner.

 

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Personal life

Marco Cecchinato married his longtime girlfriend, Peki, in the spring of 2018. Before walking down their wedding aisle, they had been dating for more than a year. Unfortunately, only a few members of both families and close friends were invited to the couple’s private wedding ceremony. Marco and Peki welcomed their first child, a son named Edoardo, in June 2020. He is a proud father.

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Net worth

Marco Cecchinato’s net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars. Tennis players receive money through their matches, as well as from sponsorship and advertising partnerships. Joma and Babolat are also sponsors of Cecchinato. Marco has now earned $435,165 in prize money from nearly thirty APT tournaments.

When Marco Cecchinato earned $47,814 in 2013, he drew some notice from the media. He earned $85,561 from five APT games the following season. Cecchinato made three figures in 2015, earning a total of $157,763. After winning two tournaments and earning $1,439,736 in prize money in 2018, the Italian player grabbed international attention.

 

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Social media

The tennis player is a frequent social media user and frequently posts images of his wife and son. In addition,Marco Cecchinato shares his details and lifestyles from social media platforms. He has 87.9k followers on Instagram.

 

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