The match between Diego schwartzman Y Dominic Thiem will be one of the most entertaining in the 2020 Roland Garros quarterfinals. Peque wants to arrive at semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career, while the European will seek to get through third consecutive year in the final of the French Open.
A cross that is linked beyond tennis and is full of friendship. Companions not only from the circuit, but also from doubles tournaments and training sessions. In an interview at Roland Garros, 2019 edition, to Thiem They asked him if it was possible to have friends on the Tour, to which the US Open champion replied: “It’s quite difficult, because what you want the most is to beat them on the pitch. I’m a good friend of Diego Schwartzman. Sometimes we get together to eat, we play the PlayStation together”.
While the US Open 2020, which had the European as the winner, was disputed, in the Kitzbuhel ATP 250, Peque joked after a game and said: “I’m not Diego here, I’m Thiem’s friend here”.
During the 2018 Argentina Open, Schwartzman took his Austrian friend to the Boca court to participate in a charity event and play soccer-tennis.
The Argentine reaches the crossroads after defeating the Italian in straight sets Lorenzo Sonego, while Thiem did the same in a battle of five sets against the Gaul Hugo Gaston. It will be the ninth meeting between the two, with a 6-2 advantage for the Austrian and 4-1 in brick dust.