The Argentina Open takes first place with the debut of two historic players

The Argentina Open takes first place with the debut of two historic players

If the heavy rains that hit the sky of the city of Buenos Aires cease, the Argentina Open will kick off with luxury matches Mariano Navone and others 9 Argentine tennis players classified.

Yesterday, Mariano Navone, Located 118th in the ATP world ranking, he beat the Brazilian FEllipe Meligeni Alves (153) by 4-6, 6-1 and 6-4 after two hours and 20 minutes of play, in the first smile of the day for the national rackets in the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club.

For its part, in the match that closed the day on Sunday, Ugo Carabelli (135) beat the Bolivian Hugo Dellien (112) by 4-6, 7-6 (7-3) and 6-3 after a grueling match that lasted three hours and 10 minutes.

Ugo Carabelli24 years old, once again passed the “qualy” in Buenos Aires As he had done last year when he entered the main draw, he beat the Colombian in the initial round Daniel Elahi Galan and fell in the round of 16 against the Serbian Dusan Lajovic.

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Mariano Navone will be present at the Argentina Open

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As for the rivals for the initial round, Navone will have to deal with the Argentine nationalized Italian Luciano Darderi (136), champion during the day of the Cordoba Open, his first ATP title.

Ugo Carabelli will face the Peruvian in the initial round Juan Pablo Varillas (85) and if he passes it he will live the great experience of measuring himself against the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz (2), top favorite, defending champion and exclusive figure of the tournament.

The Colombian Galán will be Diego Schwartzman’s rival (117) and the other who crossed the “qualy”, the Italian Andrea Vavassori (151), will face the Brazilian Thiago Seyboth Wild (81).

Who are the nine Argentine tennis players who will participate in the tournament?

As for national rackets, Navone and Carabelli They join the 7 Argentines who had entered the Argentina Open directly: Francisco Cerúndolo (22), Sebastián Báez (26), Tomás Martín Etcheverry (29), Pedro Cachín (73), Federico Coria (93), Facundo Díaz Acosta (95) and the aforementioned “Peque” Schwartzman (117)the latter thanks to a special invitation.

Marin Cilic and Wawrinka, the attractions of the first day

If the weather cooperates, the champion of grand slam the croat Marin Cilicwho conquered the US Open 2014 and he is a special guest, since at 35 he barely played three games in the last seven months and his ranking fell to box 1042, he will place first in the round of 32 against the Serbian Laslo Djere, starting at 2:50 p.m.

Likewise, he will return to Buenos Aires he Swiss wonderful one-handed backhand Stan Wawrinka (57)37 years old and with a track record in which the achievements of the Australian Open 2014, Roland Garros 2015 and US Open 2016. The champion will face his duel in the same instance against the Argentine Pedro Cachín from 6:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Argentine will also be present Tomás Etcheverry, who will play his match against the Spanish R. Carballes Baena.

Source: Ambito

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