Historic triumph of Alejandro Tabilo (167th in the world). The Chilean had already given himself the pleasure of playing a Grand Slam and two ATP 250s, but now he will do so in a Masters 1000, after overcoming the second and last round of qualifying in Miami to enter a main draw for the first time. a tournament of that category.
“Jano” on Tuesday defeated the tough Bosnian Damir Dzumhur (126 °), former 23rd in the world, by sets of 4-6, 6-3 and 6-4 in a match where he went from less to more.
In this way, Tabilo will play the main draw of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career, in his total debut in tournaments of this category (he played a qualifying for the first time).
In addition, with this, there will be two Chileans in the men’s stellar phase, since Cristian Garin (20th) is already secured and advanced in the second round thanks to his status as 13th seed.