Delays and more delays in Ambato. On Tuesday that promised a lot of tennis action in the Challenger Ecuadorian was interrupted on more than one occasion by rainfall.
However, early in the day, Matias Zukas (522 °) surprised the Argentines in the duel as he beat Renzo Olivo (202 °), 6-4, 5-7 and 6-4. In another South American clash, the Colombian Alejandro Gomez (563 °) was more than the local Antonio March (735 °) whom he beat 6-3 and 6-4.
In addition, the Peruvian Olympian Juan Pablo Varillas (121st and top seed) needed four match points to beat Ecuadorian Roberto Quiroz (300th) 6-3, 3-6 and 7-6 (6). On the other hand, the albiceleste Genaro Olivieri (334 °), after making the quarterfinals in Quito, he was able against the Dominican Nick Hardt (356 °), whom he beat 6-2 and 7-6 (6).
The Ambato Challenger, on a brick dust surface, distributes prizes for $ 52,080. It should be noted that after these two Challengers for Ecuador (title of Facundo Mena in Quito), the tour will continue for Peru, Chile, Argentina and Colombia.