Diego Schwartzman (15th) debuted and won in the San Diego ATP. The Argentine did not have major problems against the Italian Federico Gaio (154 °), emerged from qualifying, whom he beat 6-2, 6-3.
It is a new challenge for the best Latin American, sixth seed, in the ATP 250 of San Diego that came from falling with Rest of the World against Europe in the Laver Cup, in Boston.
His next rival will be the South African Lloyd Harris, today 32nd in the world rankings in search of the quarterfinals of the contest that is played on hard surfaces and distributes 661 thousand dollars in prizes.
It is a special appointment, with several figures and live action on Star +, the Argentine will try to give continuity and some stability to a part of the season that has its maximum peak of interest in Indian Wells.
It should be noted that, for this same tournament, Federico Delbonis fell in his debut against Aslan Karatsev. Therefore, Schwartzman is the South American flag in the tournament.
The top candidate in San Diego is the Russian Andrey Rublev, No. 5 in the world, followed by the Norwegian Casper Ruud (10th), both winners of the aforementioned Laver Cup. In addition, other names of weight will play in this contest.