Tremendous comeback that of Nicolas Jarry (1,165 °) on his return to the major circuit. After more than a year, due to his sanction for doping, the Chilean returned to play a match in a main draw of an ATP 250 tournament, in Córdoba, and he did so with a great victory that will allow him to add more points to regain ground in the ranking.
The “Prince”, who entered the main draw thanks to a wild card, defeated this Monday Spanish Jaume Munar (104 °) by 5-7, 7-6 (5) and 6-4, after two hours and 44 minutes of a vibrant match and got his first ATP celebration after the title in Bastad 2019.
In the round of 16 best, the Chilean will have a greater challenge when facing the French Benoit Paire (29th), who was released in the first phase as second favorite. Against the Frenchman, the statistics for the Creole are negative, since he lost the three previous matches, in Barcelona and Tokyo 2018 and in the ATP Cup 2020.