Far from the lights of Roland Garros, the challenger circuit continues to bring joy to Argentine tennis and, in this case, it was twice thanks to Francisco Cerúndolo Y Facundo Bagnis.
As for the oldest of the Cerúndolo brothers, he reached his first final in this kind of tournament after beating the Serbian in the semifinals Duje Ajdukovic by 6-7 (2), 6-4 and 6-3.
In this way, the one born in Buenos Aires 22 years ago will be on the verge of entering the lot of the best 200 players in the world and will seek his first title in this kind of tournaments against the Portuguese Pedro Sousa, finalist of the last Argentina Open and first seed of the tournament.
As for Bagnis, the Santa Fe also reached the decisive instance but in the challenger of Biella. There, he won two games in one day: 7-5 and 6-1 against the Slovak Filip Horansky and then in the semifinals he beat the Australian Christopher O’Connell by 6-4 and 6-4. In the summit meeting he will face the winner of the match between the Slovenians Blaz Rola and Blaz Kavcic.