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Matteo makes it! Berrettini seals last ATP Finals spot in London as Italian prepares to make debut alongside Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Co Matteo Berrettini became the last player to seal his debut spot at the ATP Finals The 23-year-old is the first Italian singles player to qualify since back in 1978 Berrettini had a breakthrough year and will make his debut at the London event 

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 21:31 GMT, 1 November 2019 | Updated: 21:42 GMT, 1 November 2019

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Matteo Berrettini became the first Italian singles player since 1978 to seal a place at the ATP Finals. 

The 23-year-old became the last of the eight player field to secure their place at the tournament, held at the O2 Arena in London, after results fell in his favour at the Paris Masters on Friday.  

Not since Corrado Barazzutti competed in the Finals in New York 41 years ago has been represented at the end of season showpiece in the singles.   

Talented Italian star Matteo Berrettini booked his place at the Nitto ATP Finals in London

Talented Italian star Matteo Berrettini booked his place at the Nitto ATP Finals in London

The end of season showpiece event is being held at the O2 Arena through until 2020

The end of season showpiece event is being held at the O2 Arena through until 2020

'I would have never thought I could qualify a couple of months ago, I am just so happy to be among the Top 8 in London,' Berrettini said. 

'It is a great satisfaction and the reward for the superb work that my team, my

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