This Saturday the duels corresponding to the initial round of the Qualy of the Masters 1000 in Rome were played to define those classified for the main draw of the contest, which already had its draw.
First, Facundo Bagnis defeated American Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-4 and advanced to the next instance as did Leonardo Mayer, who defeated Italian Jacopo Berrettini 6-3, 6-2. And Federico Coria took out the experienced Paolo Lorenzi with sets of 3-6, 6-4 and 7-5.
For his part, Juan Ignacio Londero was eliminated after falling to Spanish Alejandro Davidovich (he fell in the second round of the US Open with Alexander Zverev, one of the finalists) by 2-6, 6-2 and 6-2.
In addition, Bolivian Hugo Dellien passed the round on his debut by beating local Alessandro Giannessi 7-5, 6-4. At the same time, Colombian Daniel Galán, who had his first participation in a tournament of this category, said goodbye to Italy after being defeated by Andrej Martín 7-5, 6-7 (4), and 5-7.
Finally, Brazilian Thiago Monteiro also said goodbye after a long fight. He fell 4-6, 7-6 (4) and 6-4 with the Japanese Taro Daniel.