The Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman advanced to the third round of the Roland Garros Open today after prevailing over the Portuguese Nuno Borges by 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 and 6-3.
He “Little” SchwartzmanLocated in the 95th place in the ATP world rankingsurpassed in straight sets Borges (80) after two hours and 33 minutes of play on court number 9 of the complex located in the Parisian neighborhood of Bois de Boulogne.
The 30-year-old Argentine will play his next match against Greek “top ten” Stefanos Tsitsipas (5)who previously beat the Spanish Roberto Carballes Baena (57) by 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) and 6-2.
“I’m very happy. The match went as expected and I had the rhythm that I had been missing so I was able to dominate the important points”the “Little One” confessed after his victory over Borges.
Nadia Podoroska was eliminated
Prior to the triumph of “Peque”, on court number 13, Rosario said goodbye to Roland Garros Nadia Podoroska (101) after losing to the Czech Karolina Muchova (42) 6-3, 0-6 and 6-3.
In other results of the day, Italian Fabio Fognini (130) beat the aussie Jason Kubler (69) by 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) and 6-2 and the Austrian Sebastián Ofner (118) against the American Sebastián Korda (30) by 6-3, 7-6 (7-1) and 6-4.
In the women’s draw, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (192) beat the Australian Storm Hunter (204) 2-6, 6-3 and 6-1; the Belgian Elise Mertens (28) to the Colombian Camila Osorio (86) by 6-3 and 7-6 (7-3); the American Peyton Stearns (69) to the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (17) by 6-3, 1-6 and 6-2; the American Jessica Pagula (3) to the Italian Camila Giorgi (37) by 6-2 and retirement, and the Russian Anastasia Potapova (25) to the Egyptian Mayer Sheriff (54) by 3-6, 6-4 and 6-1 .
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