Silver Olympia for Horacio Zeballos

Good end of the year for Horacio Zeballos. The Argentine doubles player He was awarded the Olimpia de Plata for the best tennis player of the season.

In 2021, the Mar del Plata won two titles, both Masters 1000 (Cincinnati and Madrid), which led to the ATP Finals for the second year in a row alongside Marcel Granollers.

The traditional sports awards in Argentina had their candidates in tennis but it was not a shortlist but there were five nominees.

The man from Mar del Plata won the award to Nadia Podoroska, Juan Manuel Cerúndolo, Sebastián Báez and Diego Schwartzman, who later received the 2020 Gold Olympia. Without awards at that time, it should be remembered that Schwartzman himself had been awarded in 2019 with the Olimpia de Plata as the most outstanding Argentine tennis player.

Throughout history, Norma Baylon (1962), Guillermo Vilas (1974, 1975, 1977), Gabriela Sabatini (1987, 1988), David Nalbandian (2005) and Juan Martín Del Potro (2009 and 2016) were the awarded tennis players with the Olimpia de Oro, reserved for the best Argentine athlete of the year.