After yesterday’s victories of Pella and Bagnis, two more Argentines are taking the first step in the Masters 1000.
Argentine tennis player Frederick Coria The rising Czech will face Jiri Lehecka this Thursday, while his compatriot Thomas Etcheverry will meet the Russian Pavel Kotov, for the first round of Miami Masters 1000.
Rosario Coria, ranked 67th in the ATP world ranking, will play from the 12th (Argentina time) against Lehecka (44), whom he has faced once and lost, at the Bratislava Challenger 2021. If in case of victory, the 31-year-old will play the old Argentine in his next match against the Italian Lorenzo Musetti (21), who is free in the first round.
For his part, Tomás Martín Etcheverry (73) from La Plata will make his debut before 6:00 pm on court number 7 against the Russian Pavel Katov (117), who came out of the classification, and, if he passes , she had to face another Russian tennis player, Karen Khachanov (16), who was also ranked second.
Pella and Bagnis advanced to Miami
Guido Pella (581), born in Bahía Blanca, defeated the Peruvian Juan Pablo Varillas (88) 1-6, 6-3 and 6-2, and his next opponent was the Canadian Denis Shapovalov (30), except in participating in the first circle.
For his part, Facundo Bagnis (100), defeated the Brazilian Felipe Meligeni Alves (164), who came from the classification, by 6-3, 1-6 and 6-4. The 33-year-old from Santa Fe will play tomorrow against world number one, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz.
Cerúndolo, Báez and Schwartzman, the three Argentines who are also in the second round
Francisco CerundoloArgentine number one from his 31st place in the world ranking, will begin his participation against the winner of the cross between the Spaniard Jaume Munar (66) and the North American Aleksandar Kovacevic (102), a tennis player who came out of the classification.
Sebastian Baez (33), for his part, also exempted in the preliminary round, will play against the winner of the match between the American Marcos Girón (71) and the Chilean Cristian Garín (82), who comes from the qualy.
The one who gets past the opening round, Diego Schwartzman (38), will appear against the Chinese Yibing Wu (64), who yesterday defeated the British Kyle Edmund (544) 7-5, 7-5.
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