In one hour and 32 minutes of the game, the Chilean tennis player Cristian Garín (18th ATP) fell 6-4 and 6-2 against the Australian Alex de Miñaur (27th) this Tuesday and was eliminated in the third round of the Masters 1000 of Indian wells, a tournament in which none of his country reaches the round of 16 since 2009, when Fernando González achieved it.
After beating the local Ernesto Escobedo in his absolute debut in California, the 25-year-old Arica-born, five-time ATP-level champion, one this season, faced the Sydney native. Despite his favoritism, could not prevail in the result or in the game– He only won 45% of the points on his first serve and took advantage of two of the five break points at his disposal, while his rival totaled 63% and five of 11, respectively.
In this way, who registers 21 wins and 17 falls in 2021, the year in which he became champion in Santiago, and reached the round of 16 at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Monte Carlo, and the quarter-finals in Madrid, Estoril, Bastad and Gstaad, prolonged his meager record before the oceanic, because previously, in his only antecedent between the two, he had succumbed in the second round of the US Open, also in straight sets.
Finally, it should be remembered that the South American has not celebrated before a Top 30 on cement since October 20, 2020, the date on which he beat the Swiss Stan Wawrinka (19 °), in the first round of the ATP in Vienna, by 6- 4, 6-7 (9), 6-3.