The Argentine tennis player Sebastián Báez lost 6-2, 6-2 and 7-6(6) against the Russian Daniil Medvedevworld number 3 in the third round of the US Openhence there are no more national representatives left in the last grand slams it’s from the season.
The first two sets were practically a monologue by the Russian, champion of the US Open in 2021, that practically did not give opportunities to Baez.
in the third sleeve The best version of the Argentine was seenwhich reached 4-1 and even had opportunities to go 5-1 and practically ensure the set.
But finally the Russian was able to reverse a 5-2 deficit and ended up getting the ticket to the round of 16 after prevailing 8-6 in the tie-break.
This loss meant the end of a 12-win streak for Báez
These good weeks left baez with a spot in the top 30 all but assured for the first time in his career.
Medvedev, for his part, will play on Monday against the Australian Alex de Minaur for a place in the quarterfinals of the US Open.
The “argentinian legion” ran out of representatives in the last grand slams of the year, after the eliminations of Báez, Diego “Peque” Schwartzman, Francisco Cerundolo, Juan Manuel Cerundolo, Guido Pella, Pedro Cachin, Tomás Etcheverry and Facundo Díaz Acosta, among the men, and Nadia Podoroska, among the women.
Báez, Francisco Cerundolo, Etcheverry, Andrés Molteni and Máximo González will be the members of the Argentina Davis Cup team, which will face Lithuania in it Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club after the US Openbetween September 16 and 17, for the World Group playoffs to reach the “Qualifiers” of 2024.
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