Nicolás Jarry (160th in the ATP ranking) remains firm in his last tournament of this 2021 and is already in the quarterfinals of the Sao Paulo Challenger, in Brazil.
After debuting with a tight victory, the Chilean had a calmer day and defeated local Pedro Sakamoto (369 °) by 6-3 and 6-4.
The “Prince”, the fifth seed in the tournament, needed a break in each heat to overcome the homeowner and sentence his victory in one hour and 16 minutes.
With this triumph, Jarry will be close to the Top 150, and will climb, for the time being, to the 151st slot of the world rankings.
In a round of eight best, the Chilean will face the Bolivian Hugo Dellien (119 ° and representative of the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club in the next AAT Interclubes), second seed and who was the Creole’s executioner last week at its premiere in Brasilia, that took out the Brazilian Daniel Dutra da Silva (401st) with sets of 4-6, 6-1 and 6-3.