The Rome Masters 1000 is underway, gearing up for its second day of action in the men’s singles chart. In this sense, they are four Latin American tennis players who will take to the court to make their debut: Cristian Garin (25th), Guido Pella (55th), Federico Delbonis (77th) and Hugo Dellien (127th) they will go looking for a win to get into the next round. There will also be other outstanding entries.
The Chilean will make his debut against Lloyd Harris (54th) in the third turn of the Pietrangeli track, at the end of the women’s duel between Jennifer Brady and Shuai Zhang. They met only once, in Adelaide 2020, and the victory was left to the South African.
On the other hand, Pella will face Marton Fucsovics (45 °) in the first match of Court 2. After this match, Miomir Kecmanovic (47th) will play against Aslan Karatsev (27th), the great Russian revelation of the last half, and later Delbonis, who has just advanced from qualifying, will take to the track to face Karen Khachanov (23rd).
In addition, Dellien, who also made his way into the main draw with his qualifying victories, will face France’s Adrian Mannarino (34th) after the end of the duel between the player from Azul and the Russian.
The day will also have a special seasoning with the participation of the Italians Fabio Fognini (28th) and Jannik Sinner (18th), who will face Kei Nishikori (43rd) and Ugo Humbert (32nd), respectively. For its part, Daniel Evans (26th) must overtake Taylor Fritz (30th) to advance the second round, while Alex de Miñaur (24 °) will play against Gianluca Mager (90 °).
Another important debut to follow will be that of Hubert Hurkacz (16th) against Lorenzo Musetti (83rd), as well as Benoit Paire (35 °) will go against Stefano Travaglia (68 °) Y the experienced Marin Cilic (41st) will play Kazakh Alexander Bublik (44th).
In this way, an electrifying second day is coming at the Foro Italico, which has Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as the main candidates for the title.