Nicolás Jarry (160th in the ATP ranking) remains firm in his last tournament of this 2021 and is already in the semifinals of the Challenger of São Paulo, in Brazil.
In the tournament that is played on a brick dust surface and distributes $ 52,000 in prizes, he overcame a double tiebreak, 7-6 (3) and 7-6 (5), Hugo Dellien (119th), second seed, after two hours and 8 minutes of play to get into the top four.
With this victory, the Chilean took revenge on the Bolivian, who eliminated him last week in his debut at the Challenger in Brasilia. In addition, he will add 29 points that will allow him to climb, for the moment, to box 146, displacing his compatriot Tomás Barrios as number three in Chile.
In the round of the best four, Jarry will face Argentine Juan Pablo Ficovich (285th), the executioner of Brazilian Gustavo Heide (532th), on Saturday.
In case of winning the title, the “Prince” will finish this 2021 as the second trans-Andean racket, displacing Alejandro Tabilo.