Diego Schwartzman, no problem. The No. 9 in the world and fifth seed, he successfully passed his presentation in Miami, in a second-round duel against Yasutaka Uchiyama (110 °).
It was 6-3 and 6-3 for the Albiceleste who showed solid credentials and went smoothly to the third round in Florida, for the first Masters 1000 of the year.
The 28-year-old Argentine, due to the various casualties in Miami, is the fifth seed in the traditional competition on hard courts, often considered the fifth largest, the most important after the four Grand Slam. And it was his first match against the Japanese, who is just 11 days older than the Buenos Aires.
This is the sixth participation of the Argentine and Latin American tennis leader in Miami. The Top 10 are now 9-4 this season and 4-5 in this tournament, where they are looking to reach the round of 16 for the first time.
Schwartzman will now face third wheel Frenchman Adrian Mannarino (36th) who accounted for the Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic (46 °) by 6-3 and 6-4.