Tennis: Coria eliminated and no Argentines left at Kitzbuhel ATP 250

Tennis: Coria eliminated and no Argentines left at Kitzbuhel ATP 250

Rosario lost to Spanish Pedro Martínez, 6-4, 6-3. On Monday, Casanova was left behind.

Federico Coria (73rd in the world ranking) was eliminated in the round of 16 of the Kitzbuhel ATP 250 after losing to the Spanish Peter Martinez (49th) in straight sets 6-4 and 6-3. The tournament that takes place in Austria, in brick dust, distributes 597,900 euros in prizes.

The 30-year-old from Rosario fought unsuccessfully in less than an hour and a half game in what was the third meeting between the two in history (the first on the professional circuit), all with wins for in European. With this defeat there are no more Argentine tennis players in the competition.

Another representative of the legion is Hernán Casanova (321st), who on Monday fell in the first round against the Austrian Jury Rodionov (145º) of 6-4 and 6-2. The top favorite for the title is the Spaniard Albert Ramos (52nd), originating from the Peruvian departure from the road John Paul Varillas (109th) by 6-3 and 6-4.

The Argentine champions in Kitzbuhel

Throughout history there have been seven albiceleste tennis players who have retained the title. They are: William Vilas (1977, 1980, 1982 and 1983), Horacio de la Pena (1990), William Coria (2003). Gaston Gaudio (2004), Agustin Calleri (2006), John Monaco (2007) and Juan Martin del Potro (2008).

Source: Tycsports

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