Diego Schwartzman (16th) overcame the round of 16 of the ATP 500 in Vienna after leaving Frenchman Gael Monfils on the road with sets of 7-6 (5), 4-6 and 6-2. With his characteristic humor and his expressed love for football, Peque attended a press conference and joked about Lionel Messi, the Argentine soccer star.
“For me it was an important game. The only bad thing is that I will not be able to see Paris Saint-Germain and Messi in France“The best South American tennis player commented with a laugh. And he continued:” I’m joking, I’m joking. I was thinking about the third (set) I have to improve my game and my mind because or if I can’t see Messi. “
The porteño finally won the pass to the quarterfinals after a game of a lot of wear and tear. “I think in the end it was a bit healthy because it calmed me down a bit in the final set,” he said.