With the arrival of Juan Manuel Cerúndolo (94 °) to the Top 100 of the ATP ranking for the first time in his career, became one of the five youngest Argentine tennis players of the 21st century to break into those positions. But Who are the remaining four?
At 19 years and eleven months old, the 2021 ATP 250 champion from Córdoba is in fifth position. In fourth place appears David Nalbandian, who achieved it with 19 years and six months. The Cordovan entered the Top 100 after being a semifinalist in the ATPs of Umag and Sopot in 2001.
In the third position is Guillermo Coria, who achieved it with 18 years and 10 months. The Rufino native got into that lot in 2000 after winning three Challenger in a row: Lima, Sao Paulo 2 and Montevideo.
Jose Acasuso is the albiceleste tennis player who gets into second place. At 18 years and six months, the one born in Misiones achieved it in 2001 thanks to his title in the Bermuda Challenger.
Finally, the youngest Argentine tennis player to enter the Top 100 in this century is Juan Martín Del Potro. The tandilense did it with 18 years and less than a month thanks to his title in the Challenger of Segovia and two good performances in the ATP of Bombay and Tokyo.