This Thursday four second-round matches were played at the Santiago Challenger, from which Juan Pablo Varillas (127th), Nicolás Jarry (217th), Hugo Dellien (128th) and the Austrian Gerald Melzer (514th, PR) were victorious. ). Therefore, seven of the eight quarter-finalists are South American in the event being contested on brick dust.
Peruvian Varillas defeated German Julien Lenz 6-2, 6-4 and will clash in search of the semifinals with Melzer, the only European left in the race, who eliminated Thiago Tirante 6-4, 6-2 from La Plata. Later, Jarry took out a match of almost three hours against the Argentine Facundo Díaz Acosta with partials of 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-4. His next opponent will be Bolivian Dellien, who beat Camilo Ugo Carabelli, also from Argentina, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the reissue of the final in Lima.
In this way, the quarter-final crosses were left in the Chilean capital, which will be played this Friday:
Facundo Mena vs. Sebastian Baez
Nicolás Jarry vs. Hugo dellien
Gerald Melzer vs. Juan Pablo Varillas
Gonzalo Lama vs. Francisco Cerúndolo