This Wednesday is still on Monte Carlo the first Masters 1000 of the year on slow courts and the great candidates will finish making their debut.
The great reference of the region is Diego Schwartzman, who aims to overcome the quarterfinals for the first time in the traditional clay of the Principality of Monaco.
This year, Schwartzman will debut in the second round against Norwegian Christian Ruud (27th) who defeated promising young Danish Holger Rune in the first round. The game will be in the second shift of the day on Wednesday (around 7.30, Argentine time) and can be seen by ESPN 2 along with the rest of the day.
Schwartzman, No. 9 in the world, is 5-4 at Monte-Carlo, where only once, in 2017, was he able to win more than one match there. This time, he achieved three victories and reached the quarterfinals.
This season, his record is 10-5, he was champion for the first time in his country, by obtaining the ATP of Buenos Aires, but later he gave up quickly in two appointments in cement, against young promises, in the debut of Acapulco against the Italian Lorenzo Musetti and the eighth of the M1000 in Miami against the American Sebastian Korda.
If he wins, it could be measured with the Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta or the Russian Karen Khachanov.
Meanwhile, Federico Delbonis, (who passed the qualifying and also the debut) will also play against Rafael Nadal, while Juan Ignacio Londero, who fell in the last round of qualifying, entered the table before the loss by Covid-19 of Daniil Medvedev, and will debut directly in the second round against Filip Krajinovic (37 °) from 8 o’clock (Argentina time).