Good start for Diego schwartzman. The Argentine debuted with a victory and is in the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open.
In the ATP 250 that is played at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, the albiceleste went from less to more against the qualy Slovak Lukas Klein by 6-4 and 6-2.
His next rival will be the Spanish Jaume Munar who defeated the American Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (4) and 6-4.
Earlier, Francisco Cerúndolo On Thursday he achieved the best performance of his career and reached the quarterfinals after beating Frenchman Benoit Paire 4-6, 6-3 and 6-1 in an unusual final.
Cerúndolo, 137th in the ATP world rankings, achieved his best win against the Frenchman Paire (29th), third seeded in the tournament.
The Argentine, 21 years old and emerged from the classification, had surpassed in the initial round the Rosario Federico Coria (85 °) and will try to take another step tomorrow against the Spanish Pablo Andújar (57 °), who previously eliminated the Italian Gianluca Mager ( 101 °) by 6-4 and 7-6 (7-5).
Thus, he prolonged the good family moment that his brother Juan Manuel had started last Sunday when he conquered the ATP of Córdoba after winning the final over Albert Ramos.
This competition has not had a local champion since 2008 when David Nalbandian was consecrated.