Good news for Argentine tennis: Facundo Bagnis He is the fifth confirmed Albiceleste representative for the Olympic Games.
The 96th in the world (as of June 14, ranking taken for classification) will play singles, as well as Nadia Podoroska and Diego Schwartzman. In doubles Andrés Molteni / Horacio Zeballos will do it.
In this way, he will fulfill an ideal cycle, since he will debut as an Olympian after being champion of South American Games (Odesur) and Pan American Games.
“Representing Argentina was one of the reasons why I always played tennis since I was a child. To have been in all the representations that were presented to me and to reach an Olympic Game is more than a dream come true. Thanks to those who were always supporting me in all these years, “the Armstrong man announced excitedly.
It should be remembered that the reassignment process will end on July 5 and that Federico Coria (103), Francisco Cerúndolo (117) and the men’s doubles Bagnis / Schwartzman remain on the waiting list.
The mixed doubles Podoroska / Zeballos will be entered directly in Tokyo, with a deadline July 27, the day before the start of the test. This modality is the only one that is not nominated in advance. Therefore, just hours before its start, the classified pairs will be known. In this case, of course, Zeballos’ top ten condition does not count to achieve automatic classification.