El Peque beat the Italian 6-4, 7-5, a duel suspended due to rain on Thursday, and then the Canadian Auger-Aliassime 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzmann (15th) now qualifies for Barcelona ATP semi-finalsthe traditional Conde de Godó trophy, after defeating the Italian Lorenzo Musetti (68 °) ni 6-4 and 7-5for two hours and five minutes, and then in front against the canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (9th) by 3-6, 6-2 and 6-3.
The 29-year-old Argentine made his Catalan tournament debut on Wednesday with a straight set win against the American. Mackenzie McDonald (51st) 6-2 and 6-2, and today he finished his second win against Musetti in a weekbecause he was also beaten with Monte Carlo Masters 1000 by 2-6, 6-4 and 6-3.
El Peque had to play again the same day, from yesterday on the day in Barcelona postponed due to rain. his opponent is Auger-Aliassime, where he has two antecedents: victory, in the German ATP in Cologne 2020 and falling in the Masters 1000 in Rome last year. In the semifinals, Schwartzman could face Norwegian Casper this Saturday Ruud (7th), the Spanish Paul Carreno Busta (19th) or the Italian Lorenzo Sonego (28 °).
The Barcelona ATP, which will award As the Godó trophywas played at the Real Club de Tenis and its highest winner was the Spanish Rafael Nadal with 12 titles and not in this edition due to rib injury. The top favorite is the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipaschampion on Sunday at Monte Carlo Masters 1000and the two Argentines who won the tournament were Martín Jaite in 1987 and Gaston Gaudi in 2002.
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