South American tennis is having a great time and it is reflected in the list of participants that will be in the Olympic Games from Tokyo 2020, which are just around the corner.
One of the countries with the most tennis players will be Argentina, who has seven classified: Diego Schwartzman (12th), Facundo Bagnis (74 °), Federico Coria (77 °) Y Francisco Cerúndolo (116 °), in male singles. In female singles, it will only be Nadia Podoroska (36 °). For the doubles: Horacio Zeballos (4th) will play alongside Andrés Molteni (60 °). In addition, Zeballos will be in mixed doubles with Podoroska.
Bolivian tennis will play an Olympic Game again after 21 years: Hugo Dellien (135 °) will be the first tennis player from that country after Diego Camacho been to Sydney 2000.
Brazil will be another with great exponents: in male singles they will say present Thiago Monteiro (93 °) Y Joao Menezes (209 °). In men’s doubles, the couple consolidated by Bruno Soares (13th) Y Marcelo Melo (18 °) and it will also be Marcelo Demoliner (53 °), who will play with Monteiro. In female doubles, they will be a couple Laura Pigoss (189 °) Y Luisa Stefani (23 °).
After the discharge from Christian Garín (18th), chili will only feature in male singles with Marcelo Tomás Barrios Vera (194 °). While Colombia will have four representatives: Daniel Galán (110 °) male singles, Camila Osorio (80 °) in feminine and the pair Juan Sebastian Cabal (8th) Y Roberto Farah (7th) in doubles.
Paraguay, like in London 2012 Y Rio 2016, will encourage strong by Verónica Cepede Royg (203 °), who in his two previous appearances fell in the first round.
And at the last minute it was added Peru to this list: Juan Pablo Varillas (130 °) qualified to Tokyo and, with this, the country will break a streak of 7 years. The last to compete had been Luis Horna in Athens 2004. In Greece, the former world number 33 fell to Sébastien Grosjean in the first round.