Christian garin (22nd) is already getting ready to make his debut in the main singles draw of the ATP 500 in Barcelona, the Conde de Godó.
The Chilean tennis player will face for the second round the Japanese Kei Nishikori (39th), former N ° 4 on the planet and who has just eliminated Argentine Guido Pella (50th) in his debut.
The match between the Creole and the Japanese was set for the fourth turn of the Manolo Santana track, the second in importance, so it would start around 11:00 in Chile. Note that “Gago” already defeated the Asian in 2020, when he prevailed in the first round of the ATP 500 in Hamburg by a categorical 6-0 and 6-3.
In case of surpassing Nishikori, the Chilean could challenge in the round of 16 to the Spanish Rafael Nadal (3rd), 11 times winner in the Count of Godó and that on the same Wednesday he will face Belarusian Ilya Ivashka (111th).