Russian Karen Khachanov will face in the quarterfinals with the winner of the match between Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, third seeded, and Frenchman Ugo Humbert
TOKYO – The Russian tennis player Karen khachanov He qualified this Wednesday for the quarterfinals of the Olympic tournament by defeating the Argentine 6-1, 2-6 and 6-1 Diego schwartzman.
The 25th in the world, Khachanov He started by sending over the N ° 13 of the list ATP. He scored a 3-0 run in the first set, gave up the fourth game and closed his sleeve by scoring another three in a row.
The Argentine reacted in the following. From 2-2 he scored four games in a row and balanced the match.
But in the third and final round, when the heat (32 degrees) and humidity (60 percent) in the park was tighter Ariake, Schwartzman he gave up his service in the third game and in the fifth, being at the mercy of his rival, who closed the game with a 6-1 run.
Khachanov will face in the quarterfinals with the winner of the match between the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, third seeded, and the French Ugo Humbert.