Early bird… Federico Coria gives him a joy. Because the Argentine debuted at the ATP 250 in Moscow with a victory, no less laborious and advanced to the second round.
He defeated the guest by the organization Alibek Kachmazov (6-2, 5-7 and 6-2) in two hours and 14 minutes of play. In the next instance, Ricardas Berankis awaits him.
The duel that faced the 68th of the world with 638 looked for less time but the eternal game of 5-5 in the second set tipped the balance for the local and then the Argentine had to win it only in the third.
The top favorite of the tournament is Andrey Rublev, 5th in the ATP world and champion of the last edition in 2019, who will wait in the second round for Adrian Mannarino.
Aslan Karatsev, 23rd and second seeded, waiting for qualifier Egor Gerasimov. Closing the trio of local credits Karen khachanov (29th), who was consecrated in 2018, will be the third favorite and awaits James Duckworth.