Beyond the fact that this Tuesday all the flashes will be on what happens with Roger Federer, there will also be South American action in the ATP 250 from Geneva.
Guido Pella (58th ATP), the only Argentine in the box, will be seen in a tough debut against Fabio Fognini (29 °). In the third turn in Switzerland, they will see the sixth duel with each other, with a 3-2 advantage in the history for the European. The winner of the duel between the Bahian and the Italian will play against Thiago Monteiro or Laslo Djere.
The Argentine comes with several complications since the beginning of the pandemic, including having missed a tournament (Cincinnati 2020) due to a false positive, arriving at other tournaments with little training (US Open 2020, ATP Cup 2021) in addition to not playing the South American tour 2021 for having had coronavirus. Already in Rome, he did not present due to adductor problems, the same reason why he left in the first round in Madrid.
But in addition, it will also play Pablo Cuevas. The Uruguayan (102nd ATP) crossed the qualy but now he will see them in second turn with Reilly Opelka (35 °). The American comes from reaching the Masters 1000 semi-final for the first time in Rome, where beat Federico Delbonis before falling to Rafael Nadal, then champion.