In Madrid, Juan Ignacio Londero (97 °) Y Federico Delbonis (79th) and won their respective matches and qualified for the next qualifying phase of the second Masters 1000 of the season on brick dust.
In a three-set match, Cordoba beat Serbian Laslo Djere (49th) by 6-3, 3-6 and 6-2. For its part, Delbonis needed two tie breaks to eliminate local Bernabe Zapata Miralles (133 °) by 7-6 (5) and 7-6 (5). Both Argentines will play each other the next round for a place in the Madrid main draw.
At the end of the day, despite fighting, Federico Coria (90 °) could not face Alexei Popyrin (77 °) and fell by 7-6 (4), 6-4 and 6-3. In addition, the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas (85 °), lost against the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka (59 °) by 6-4 and 6-4.
There will be three Argentines in the main draw because Delbonis or Londero will join Guido Pella, who will face the young Italian, Jannik Sinner already Diego schwartzman, seventh seed of the tournament that will collide with Ugo Humbert or Aslan Karatsev.