Kicker advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio de Janeiro Challenger

Argentine tennis player Nicolás Kicker advanced today to the quarterfinals of the Rio de Janeiro Challenger, in Brazil, by beating the local Igor Marcondes 6-4 and 6-1, while Genaro Olivieri was eliminated in the round of 16 of the contest.

Kicker, ranked 233rd in the ATP world rankings, defeated Marcondes (331st), champion last Sunday at the Florianópolis Challenger, after an hour and 24 minutes of confrontation, and in the next instance he will be measured against the Brazilian Mateus Alves (606 ° )

For his part, the other Argentine in the Brazilian contest, Olivieri (313 °) fell against the Japanese Kaichi Uchida (319 °) by 3-6, 6-3 and 6-1 after one hour and 56 minutes of play.

It is worth mentioning that the match had started yesterday, but had to be postponed due to the rain. In fact, when the match was called off, Olivieri beat Uchida 5-1 in the first set.