The Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo he beat the American Aleksandar Kovacevic 6-4, 6-4 and advanced to the third round of the Masters 1000 of Miami, which is played on a hard surface and will distribute prizes of $10,155,000.
Cerúndolo, 24 years old and ranked 31st in the ATP world ranking, surpassed Kovacevic (102), who entered as a “lucky loser”, after having had the first round free.
In the next instance, the tennis player from Buenos Aires will play with the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (6), who narrowly defeated the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro (81), 7-6 and 7-6, after 2 hours and 41 minutes of fighting.
For his part, Sebastian Baez (33) could not beat the Chilean Cristian Garín (82) and was eliminated in the second round after losing 7-6 (2) and 6-3 in two hours and 6 minutes of play.
La Plata was also left out of the contest Tomas Martin Etcheverry (73), who fell against the Russian Karen Khachanov (16), with partials of 6-1, 3-6 and 6-3, after two hours and nine minutes of fighting.
The top favorite of the Miami Masters 1000 is the number one in the world, the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz (19 years old), who has just eliminated Facundo Bagnis (100) from Santa Fe 6-0 and 6-2 and will meet in the third round with the Serbian Dusan Lajovic (76).
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