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Lorenzo Musetti: The new heartthrob of tennis or just another flash in the pan?

Good hair, good mood, good day! Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti is running the show at SW19. However, his hairstyle is running the headlines all over the world. The 22-year-old Italian tennis star is well known for his signature hairstyle. However, having a good hair day even after playing a grueling 3-hour 27-minute marathon QF match is truly amazing. Fans couldn’t take away their eyes from his beautiful hair when he appeared for an on-court interview after defeating America’s Taylor Fritz in a 5-set thriller on Wednesday.

After booking a spot in his first major SF, the Italian said, “It is the best day of my life. I don’t think I’ve realized yet what I have done. He revealed that previously, he was just busy talking about how to play on the big stage with his teammates. He’ll take on the 7-time Wimbledon champion, Novak Djokovic, in the semis. The Serb is currently eyeing to match Musetti’s idol, Roger Federer’s record of winning 8 titles at this historic tournament.

Can the Italian stop the ‘Serbinator’ from reaching the heights of the ‘Swiss Maestro’ at the grass-court Slam? For now, let’s just focus on his most beautiful possession. The beauty that sticks to his crown even after running up and down the courts for several hours during the match. Speaking on the same a fan wrote, “I don’t know what’s more impressive from Musetti: reaching his first Slam semi, or having *this* hair after a 5 set match.

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Several other fans also joined hands to express their fascination with Lorenzo Musetti’s incredible hairstyle. However, this isn’t the first time that his hair has been running the headlines though! Here are some of the reactions reflecting his fans’ obsession with his hair.

Lorenzo Musetti’s hair gives fans a flashback of Roger Federer

Remember Roger Federer, winning his first major at the 2003 Wimbledon with his iconic ponytail look? Even Musetti has long sported a ponytail look in the past to stay true to his idol. Now, he decided to switch his hairstyle, which was quite similar to Federer’s look at the 2014 Wimbledon. A fan posted a picture of Federer with long curly hair holding the runners-up trophy with a gentle smile. The fan captioned the photo with just one word, “Vibes.”

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Previously, Musetti revealed that he considers the ‘Swiss Maestro’ to be his inspiration when it comes to his fashion choices. “His look is always elegant, simple but classic and elegant. I try to copy him a little bit and I think it is working.” Perhaps both of them have a special preference for elegant yet simple and classic looks. Reflecting the love for Lorenzo Musetti’s beautiful hair, a fan wrote, “I literally said out loud, omg his hair is perfect.

However, he was once forced to cut down his long hairstyle during the 2023 Canadian Open. Even at that time, his hairstyle made the headlines in the tennis world. What was the reason for his decision, though? Musetti said, “It’s been quite a long time, that I didn’t make the decision to shorten my hair. But in Italy, it was so hot, I couldn’t move with the ponytail, because I had messy hair, and I didn’t like [it].” He even revealed that he got it approved by his girlfriend, too. However, his long hair has a special craze among the fans. Another one tweeted, “Must have some air conditioning in his cap.”

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With this victory over Taylor Fritz, he has now become the fourth Italian to feature in the SF of Wimbledon. Matteo Berrettini (2021) and Jannik Sinner (2023) were among the most recent ones to achieve this extraordinary feat. Berrettini was another Italian whose hairstyle had a special craze among fans. Once, he even had a partnership with Head&Shoulders. Some of the fans think now it’s time for Musetti to take the same round, “I want to congratulate him for his future contract with Head&Shoulders.

Italians are always known for their incredible fashion styles, but holding that style even after playing a five-setter is truly remarkable. How did he do that? Others wondered, “Hahahaha But also from me, but not for the hair itself, but for the fact that it is so good after 4 hours, after 15 minutes of tennis I look devastated.” We know Lorenzo Musetti has impressed everyone with his incredible tennis in this tournament, but this time, we want you to share your thoughts on his beautiful hairdo.