After a great start In Winston Salem, Federico Coria said goodbye. The Argentine was eliminated in the second round of the ATP 250 in the United States when he lost to Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4 and 6-2.
The Rosario, located in the 61st position of the ATP world ranking, and who had presented himself with a good victory against the rising Italian Lorenzo Musetti (58 °), was surpassed by the French (104 °), after an hour and 14 minutes of confrontation.
It should be remembered that the Frenchman had entered the American tournament as lucky loser (lucky loser) replacing Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (39).
For his part, Federico Delbonis, from Azulejo, 47th in the ranking, was the tenth favorite of the tournament, so he entered to play directly in the second round against the American Marcos Girón (65th), who last Sunday eliminated Facundo from Santa Fe Bagnis (79 °) by 7-5 and 6-4.
And Delbonis could not avenge that elimination: it was 6-3 and 6-4 for the Frenchman in one hour and 24 minutes of play.
The contest, which closes the cement tour prior to the US Open that will begin next Monday in New York, will distribute prizes of $ 807,210 and has the Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta (12th) as the top favorite for the title.