Guido pella had a magnificent debut in the Cincinnati Masters 1000. The Argentine, who came from hard blows on the circuit, He beat David Goffin (19th) by 6-3 and 6-3 and has already entered the second round of the contest.
The one born in Bahía Blanca had fallen in the first round of the last four tournaments he had played: Stuttgart, Halle, Mallorca and Wimbledon. That had cost him several positions in the ranking to descend to his current position 93, the lowest in the last four years.
But in Cincinnati a new Pella seemed to appear. Goffin, winner of five ATP titles and a finalist in the ATP Finals in 2017, was widely outclassed by the Argentine. For the Belgian, this meant his 14th loss in 2021.
Finally, This victory for the Bahiense is the best of the last two years, when he beat Goffin (then 18th) at the Masters 1000 in Montreal, also for the first round.