Following his auspicious triumphant debut against Italian Fabio Fognini at the ATP 500 Vienna, the Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman (16th) will face this Thursday the experienced French Gael Monfils (21st), who narrowly beat promising young Lorenzo Musetti, qualified to the Next Gen Finals, for a place in the quarterfinals.
The 29-year-old from Buenos Aires, four times champion in the maximum circuit, one in 2021, recent finalist in Antwerp, where he succumbed to Jannik Sinner, and runner-up in the Austrian tournament in 2019, He will face the Frenchman for the fourth time in his career, rival against the one that equals in two in the history: the South American celebrated at Roland Garros 2015 and Vienna 2019, while the European in Rio de Janeiro 2018 and Antwerp 2018.
For his part, the brand new husband of the Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina, 194 centimeters tall and former world number 6, has 10 titles on his record, nine in cement and one in brick dust. However, it has not lifted a trophy since 2020, when it was consecrated consecutively in Montpellier and Rotterdam
The meeting can be enjoyed this Thursday from 9.00 ARG through ESPN on Star +.