Roland Garros: Schwartzman achieves a liberating victory in the first round

Roland Garros: Schwartzman achieves a liberating victory in the first round

The Argentinian diego schwartzman got over a bad start and achieved the ticket to the second round of Roland Garros, after reversing his match against the Spanish Bernabé Zapata Mirallesto whom finally won 1-6, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-0 and 6-4 in three hours and 37 minutes.

The “little” emitted a cry of relief to heaven when secured his sixth victory in 20 presentations for the current seasonin which he experienced a sharp drop in the ATP rankings.

“I come from many weeks of frustrations, it is a bad moment for me, but this victory is very tasty due to the constant individual struggle to maintain attitude and concentration”shared the Argentine, number 95 in the world ranking.

schwartzmann He showed reaction for the comeback from the third set and temperance not to collapse in the fifth and final segment when the Spaniard quickly recovered the service break.

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The game definitely tipped in his favor in the ninth game by being 5-4 with the serve to win and take the first step towards the goal of -at least- equaling last year’s round of 16.

“It was very good to have felt prepared to play five sets, that speaks of the great preparation we did with my team”he valued in a dialogue with the ESPN channel after his victory against the 32nd seed.

The Spaniard had beaten “Little” this year in the round of 16 of the ATP in Buenos Aires in the first confrontation they had on the professional circuit.

Schwartzman will face the Portuguese Nuno Borges (80th) in the second roundexecutioner of the American John Isner in another exhausting match of almost four hours: 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 4-6 and 7-6 (9).

Etcheverry also passed the round

With much less effort Tomás Martín Etcheverry from La Plata sealed his pass to the next phase after the withdrawal of his rival Jack Draper.

The Argentine, who thus achieved his second victory in tournaments of Grand Slam, first in Paris, won 6-4 and 1-0 when the British said enough due to pain in his shoulder and left hand.

Etcheverry (49th) will play his next game against the Australian Alex De Minaur (19th)who achieved the third victory of his record in the major of Paris, which he is playing for the seventh time.

De Minaura descendant of a Uruguayan father, used two hours and 45 minutes to beat the Belarusian Ilya Ivashka 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 and 6-3.

In the day of this Monday the Argentineans will also present themselves Pedro Cachín against the Austrian Dominic Thiem -finalist 2018 and 2019-; Thiago Tirante against the Dutchman Botic Van De Zandschulp and Federico Coria against the Croatian Borna Coric (15).

Tomorrow will be the debuts of Francisco Cerundolo (28th) vs. Jaume Munar (Spain); Sebastian Baez (44th) vs. Gael Monfils (France); Guido Pella vs Quentin Halys (France) and genaro olivieri vs. Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard (France).

The “World Cup on brick dust” will be played in Paris until June 11 and will distribute a record number of prizes of 43,900,000 euros between its male and female paintings.

Source: Ambito

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