Positive comeback week for Facundo Bagnis. The Argentine has already settled in the quarterfinals of the Todi Challenger, in Italy.
This time, the pride of Armstrong, Santa Fe, and located in 134th place in the world ranking, beat the local Giulio Zeppieri by 6-2 and 6-4 in an hour and a half of play.
It should be remembered that he had appeared in the tournament last Tuesday with a narrow victory in three sets over the Frenchman Hugo Gastón (228 °), and today he beat Zeppieri (371 °), who had eliminated Renzo from Rosario from the tournament Olive tree (209 °).
The 30-year-old from Santa Fe will play in the quarterfinals with the Spanish Bernabé Zapata Miralles, who surprised his compatriot Roberto Carballes Baena (99th), top favorite for the title, and beat him by a comfortable 6-2 and 6-1 .
The contest, which is played on a brick dust surface and will distribute prizes for 88,520 euros, later had the fall of another Argentine: Juan Pablo Ficovich (205 °) who lost to the Italian Marco Cecchinatto (113 °), who knew how to be 16th in the world ranking and had eliminated the Argentine Andrea Collarini (198 °).