Federico Delbonis, 77th in the ranking, shook Madrid and eliminated in the first round of the Masters 1000 from said city to Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta, 12th in the world, in what is without a doubt one of the most important triumphs of his career. However, the Argentine is not the first time that he has managed to get rid of a renowned player in the world of tennis and that is why it is worth highlighting the most surprising victories he has to his credit.
In the ATP 250 of Geneva 2015 edition, the southpaw beat him in the quarter finals to the local and three times champion of Grand Slam tournaments Stanislas Wawrinka. The Argentinian, 74th At that time, he prevailed in a tight three-set match that ended 6-7 (5), 6-4 and 6-4 to get his first and only win against the Swiss, 9th in the ranks at that time and the first seed of the tournament.
In the 2013 and in the Hamburg ATP 500, his victim in the semifinals was a certain Roger Federer, 5th of the world. The native of Azul, 114º, crossed out the tennis legend by a double 7-6 and reached the definition of the German competition, where he could not before the Italian Fabio Fognini, coming from the qualy.
Andy Murray I was in the second position of the ATP ranking in 2016 and crossed paths with Federico Delbonis, 53rd, on the Indian Wells Masters 1000 third round. The Argentine battled for two hours and 45 minutes to win 6-4, 4-6 and 7-6 (3) in what was the only confrontation between the two.
Year? 2016. Stage? The Davis Cup final. The rival? Croatia e Ivo Karlovic. Argentina ran from behind the entire series. The European team reached the last day 2-1 in favor and Marin Cilic was two sets to zero against Juan Martín Del Potro, but the Tandilense turned things around and took the definition to a fifth point, where Delbonis and Karlovic met. . The left-hander displayed wonderful tennis and got the most important triumph in the history of Argentine tennis categorically (6-3, 6-4 and 6-2) to give the albiceleste its first salad bowl.
It should be noted that Delbo he is only down in the record against Karlovic, by 2-3. They draw in one against the Swiss Federer and Wawrinka and are up against Murray (1-0) and Carreño Busta (5-2)