The road is over. The Argentinian Guido Pella (61st) lost his second round match in view of the American Marcos Giron (84 °) by 7-6 (2), 6-1, 6-7 (3) and 6-4 and ended his participation in Roland Garros, second Grand Slam of the season. In this way, the Bahiense closed his European season on slow pitches and He is already focusing on the turf tour, with Wimbledon as the main course.
The No. 61 in the world had arrived at this meeting after defeating Colombian Daniel Galán (107 °) by 6-3, 7-6 (4) and 6-3 in his debut. For his part, Giron had just defeated Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (17th) in their first round match after the European left due to physical discomfort that prevented him from continuing.
In a first set in which the parity was maintained on both sides and neither could take advantage of the scoreboard, the No. 84 of the ranking was more concise in the tie-breaker and took the first set 7-6 (2). Already in the second, the American took the initiative from the start, connected several winners and with a couple of breaks he sold the shares in his favor 6-1.
In the thirdWhen everything seemed to indicate that the match ended there, the Argentine raised his level of play, took confidence, pushed with his drive and took the set 7-6 (3). In the fourth and final, the American returned to mark the pulse of the meeting, remained firm with his serve and closed the game with a final 6-4. Was the first confrontation between both players.
The rival of the North American in the third round French Open It will be the Chilean Cristian Garin (23rd) who defeated the American Mackenzie McDonald (119th).