Galán and Cabal / Farah, two Colombian triumphs in Tokyo

Despite the early defeat that María Camila Osorio Serrano had suffered in her debut at the Olympic Games, The second day in Tokyo gave Colombia some joys with the triumphs of Daniel Elahi Galán and the doubles pair made up of Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah.

The Bucaramanga-born, current 113th in the world, beat Mohamed Safwat (171 °), 7-5, 6-1. It was a solid victory in less than an hour and a half of play, in which efficiency from the first serve was one of the keys to taking the victory against the 30-year-old Egyptian and being able to get into the second round.

Galán’s next appointment will be nothing more and nothing less than before Alexander Zverev, the 24-year-old German and No. 5 in the world with whom he never faced.

On the other hand, the doubles players beat the Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina by 6-2 and 6-4 without major inconveniences and They will meet Oliver Marach and Philipp Oswald in the second round.

In this way, Colombia continues with national members in tennis in Tokyo and with the intact dream of being able to get an Olympic medal.