He had a difficult start but he put up a fight. The bahiense Guido Pella (59 °) could not in his presentation at Wimbledon and saw the exit against the Italian Matteo Berrettini (9th). It was 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and 6-0 after 2 hours and 18 minutes of play. It will drop to roughly 70th in the world rankings.
The Argentinian, winner of his only ATP title at São Paulo 2019, is not having his best year and the grass season is an indication of this: came from falling in the first round of Stuttgart, Halle and Mallorca, respectively. It should be noted that in the last edition of the London Grand Slam, the current 59th in the world reached the quarterfinals (career-best tournament result Major) where he was defeated by the Spanish Roberto Bautista Agut.
For its part, the european 25 years old arrived at the debut with the Queen’s title on his back: days ago he was crowned against the British Cameron Norrie by 6-4, 6-7 (5) and 6-3, to win his fifth personal trophy.
It was the first time that both players faced each other.