He doesn’t want to wake up. The Argentinian Federico Delbonis (51 °) he does not stop giving the note and obtaining great achievements in the brick dust of Roland Garros. In this opportunity, dispatched Italian Fabio Fognini (29th) by 6-4, 6-1 and 6-3 in just over two hours of play and qualified for the round of 16 in a tournament Major for the first time in his carrer. After finishing the match and sealing his victory, the South American racket told journalists: ” I’m going through a very good time ”.
After entering the next round on French soil, the world ranking No. 51 spoke at a press conference, told how it is to face the Italian and the tactic he used: ” Playing with Fabio I take it easy. I already know him, we played 8 or 9 times. At first I had a hard time facing him. ” And I add: ” The things that Fabio does is by his own nature, I take them too easy. Obviously, one inside thinks 500 things. At times I thought he was going to retire and by others I thought he was going to throw 45 balls outside …I had to win the game, not that he gave it to me. Everything he does makes me laugh, makes me laugh inside and they will remain as anecdotes. ”
At the next stop, the one born in Blue 30 years ago will face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (46 °), which comes from leaving the Norwegian Casper Ruud (16th) on the road. Delbonis said that although he has a short-term relationship and does not know him too much, Spanish is “very spontaneous and natural” and “I like him very well from day one.” As for the game, he said: ” It is going to be a game in which he is going to play fast, wanting to impose his rhythm and leg speed. I’m going to try to play my game to annoy him with the heavy ball. ”
Finally, Delbonis referred to his future in the world of tennis and his desire to extend his career for a few more years: “ I will play until I feel competitive, whatever the ranking is … I would like to be 5 or 6 years older of a good level, but so will my physique, desire and how I am. ” And closed in a forceful way: ” For now I’m going through a very good time and the desire to continue is very high above all”