Diego schwartzman He regained his sensations and settled in the third round of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam tournament of the year, after beating the Slovenian Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 without surprises.
The tenth in the ATP world rankings needed two hours and 20 minutes to defeat Bedene (56th) on court number 14 of the complex located in the Parisian neighborhood of Bois de Boulogne, in a match in which he showed to have recovered the a level it didn’t have on the previous European tour on brick dust.
The 28-year-old Argentine had resolved his initial round commitment against Taiwanese Yen Hsun Lu (680 °) also in straight sets and will take on his next challenge against German Philip Kohlschreiber (132 °) who defeated Russian Aslam Karatsev (26th) in four sets.
First turn, Federico Coria (94 °) was eliminated of the contest when falling in the second round before the Italian “top ten” Matteo Berrettini (9th) by 6-3, 6-3 and 6-2 in almost two hours of play.
The 29-year-old from Rosario and winner in the initial round of the Spanish Feliciano López (62 °), 39, could not repeat his performance from last year when he reached the third round, but confirmed to ESPNTenis.com that next week he will be at the Bratislava Challenger with the intention of continuing in the US Open qualifying zone.
The other Argentine who will play during the day will be Armstrong Facundo Bagnis (104 °) from Santa Fe, who after having surpassed the Frenchman Benjamin Bonzi (116 °) in his debut, will face the German Jan Lennard Struff (42 °).
In the case of winning, Bagnis will meet in the next round with the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz (97th) or the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (31st).
The other Argentine tennis player who continues on is Federico Delbonis, who settled in the third round on Wednesday and will play again this Friday against Italian Fabio Fognini (29).