Two consecutive Challenger finals: Alejandro Tabilo aims for the title in Francavilla

Great week for the Chilean, who returns to the final after falling out with Tomás Barrios in Florianópolis. This Sunday, he will face Benoit Paire.

Alejandro Tabilo (190th ATP) pulled off the perfect plan at Francavilla. Despite his decision not to go and play the Rome qualifiers being questioned at the time, with the cards on the table the game went very well. This Sunday, he will play the final ofl Challenger of Francavilla de Mare against Benoit Paire (160°)

Definition he arrives at after beating the Romanian Nicholas David Ionel (325°) by 6-1 and 7-6 (6) in one hour and 21 minutes of play . Tabilo maintained the good feelings he felt during the week (he won two matches yesterday) and managed to come back to a title match.

It will be the second time this season, since in his last tournament he also managed to play in the final. It was in the Florianópolis Challenger where he lost to Tomás Barrios in straight sets . From now on, the Chilean will seek to be the one to celebrate and therefore achieve his first title since Guayaquil 2021.

Opposite will be Benoit Paire, one of the most experienced players in the tournament and the most publicized on the circuit. The Frenchman has always been expansive on and off the pitch, repeatedly sparking controversy. In the pandemic, on the other hand, he confessed to being totally disenchanted with tennis, considerably lowering his position in the world. From protagonist in the main tournaments of the world, he is relegated to Challenger level.

His best result this season is the Puerto Vallarta Challenger title in March. In ATP tournaments, on the other hand, he failed to overcome a first round. The duel between Tabilo and him will take place this Sunday at nine o’clock in the morning in Chile.

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Source: Latercera

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