Good and bad news came out of the Shanghai Masters 1000

Good and bad news came out of the Shanghai Masters 1000

Schwartzman advanced to the second round after defeating Frenchman Luca Van Assche 5-7, 6-3, 6-2. For his part, Pedro Cachín was eliminated.

Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman now advanced to second round of the Shanghai Masters 1000China, after winning over the French Luca Van Assche 5-7, 6-3 and 6-2while his countryman Pedro Cachín was removed from the tournament.

Diego Schwartzmanrelegated to 133rd place in the ATP world ranking after a year without good results, entered the main draw after receiving a special invitation and He overtook Van Assche (69th) after two hours and 50 minutes where he showed a big improvement in his level.

The 31-year-old Argentine ended a three-month streak without winning a fightstarting on July 4 when he beat Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic in the opening round of Wimbledon, then fell to Italian Jannik Sinner and then lost five in a row. Peque will play his next match against Czech Jiri Lehecka (29th), who will enter the tournament directly in the second round.

For his part, the Cordoban Pedro Cachín (73rd) showed a performance from the highest to the lowest and it caused him to be eliminated in the first round against the American JJ Wolf (51st) by 3-6, 6-3 and 6-4. The Cordoban born in Bell Ville 28 years ago had his chances, but he let them pass against a tennis player who performs better on fast courts like Wolf, who will play in his next match against British Cameron Norrie (16th), except for playing the round initial.

When are the other Argentines playing in Shanghai?

Three other Argentines, Francisco Cerúndolo, Sebastián Báez and Tomás Etcheverryare seeded and will start playing from the second round.

Cerundolo (21st) will deal with it Friday at 3 am in American Mackenzie mcdonald (39th), beating Frenchman Corentin Moutet (119) in the first round 6-3 and 6-2.

Baz (27°) the Friday at 6 am including the Australian Dune Sweetie (273rd), who entered the main draw from the classification and stunned Japanese Taro Daniel (96th) 6-2 and 6-3.

The platense Etcheverry (31st), finally, will play Friday at 7.30 before the Chinese Zhizhen Zhang (60th), eliminating Frenchman Richard Gasquet (64) 6-1 and 6-2.

The Shanghai Masters 1000, played on a fast surface and indoors, with prizes of $10,046,270, has Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz (2nd) as the top favorite for the title. The last champion of the tournament was the Russian Daniil Medvedev (3rd) in 2019, which was the last time the Asian tour was held, then the Covid-19 pandemic occurred and it was not held again.

Picture: Fred Lee/Getty Images.

Source: Tycsports

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