Andrea Collarini (210 °) had a dream night in Umag, Croatia. The New York-born but Argentine representative defeated Vitaliy Sachko (271 °) and entered for the first time in his career at main draw of an ATP tournament.
In his duel against the Ukrainian, Collarini (29 years old) won 6-7 (4), 6-2 and 6-4 to write the best page of his career. His next rival in this tournament will be the local Duje Ajdukovic (275 °), another rookie in an ATP main draw.
Before this triumph, the Argentine had been at the gates of a main draw in the qualy of Buenos Aires in 2015. In that contest he had beaten Nicolás Jarry and Guilherme Clezar and then lost in the third match against Facundo Arguello.