Tennis: Olivieri defeated Etcheverry in the Argentine duel and became the Montevideo Challenger champion

Tennis: Olivieri defeated Etcheverry in the Argentine duel and became the Montevideo Challenger champion

The Bragado native beat Platense in the final 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-5) and 6-3 and won the Challenger tournament for the first time in his career.

The Argentinian Genaro Oliveriranked 212 in the ATP world ranking, beating his compatriot Thomas Etcheverry 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-5) and 6-3 in the finals of Montevideo Challenger. In this way, the tennis player from the city of Bragado of Buenos Aires became a champion for the first time in his career.

The match started yesterday, but after the first two sets it had to be postponed due to the heavy rain that fell in Montevideo. Now, after the restart, Olivieri took the third 6-3 and kept the victory.after 3 hours and 38 minutes of playing.

This is the first Challenger the 24-year-old has won in his entire career. In addition, he added 80 points for the ATP ranking, which will allow him to enter the top 200 for the first time (191). In his conquest Argentine tennis players have won 22 tournaments in the Challenger category this yeara historic record by surpassing 20 wins in 2007, 2016 and 2021.

Olivieri Etcheverry

Source: Tycsports

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