The Argentinian Diego Schwartzman (9th) will face Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta (13th) for the quarterfinals of the ATP 500 in Barcelona which is disputed over brick dust. The record between the two players is tied with one win per side. The meeting can be seen on the ESPN2 screen and the platform ESPN Play.
The one born in Buenos Aires 28 years ago, winner in this 2021 of the ATP of Buenos Aires, comes to arrive at this instance after leaving French Corentin Moutet (75 °) on the road by 6-4 and 6-2, in what which meant the first duel between them. For his part, the Spanish, who this year was consecrated in the 250 tournament in Marbella, reached this round after beating his compatriot Bernabé Zapata Miralles (147 °) by 6-3 and 6-4.
“I’m excited to return to Top 10 and I am clear that Diego is a direct rival, “Carreño replied to ESPNTenis.com, as soon as he achieved his triumph.
The previous matches marked a victory for each side: the first of them, in the US Open 2017, was for the Iberian by straight sets. In that same year, they met again at the ATP in Vienna. This time, with a victory it was for the Argentine 5-7, 6-1 and 6-1.
This game will close the quarterfinal action in the Count of Godó. It will be played on the Rafa Nadal court (following the meeting between Rafael Nadal and the British Cameron Norrie) and can be seen on the ESPN2 screen and the ESPN Play platform, not before 12:30 pm. from Argentina.