Adelaide ATP250: Juan Manuel Cerúndolo has a rival

Good opportunity to Juan Manuel Cerúndolo (90 °). The Argentine, who entered the ATP 250 of Adelaide 1 directly, knows his roadmap in a tournament that has six Top 50.

His rival will be the local guest Alex Bolt (137th in the ATP world), 28 years old and a regular player in this part of the year in his country. The winner, in the second round, will face Gael Monfils, 21st in the ATP ranking and top seed.

It should be remembered that the youngest of the brothers entered the main draw after the casualties of Arthur Rinderknech (58 °) and Ugo Humbert (35 °).

For the winner of three Challenger tournaments in 2021, This will be the sixth time that I have played an ATP competition after having played five this year.

His debut took place in Córdoba, a tournament in which he went through qualifying, defeated four Top 100 being No. 335 in the world and ended up lifting the trophy. A week later, he played in Buenos Aires and was fired in the first round after losing to Federico Delbonis.

His last presentations were in Santiago de Chile (eliminated in the second round by Roberto Carballés Baena), Gstaad (he said goodbye to Hugo Gaston in first place) and in the ATP Next Gen Finals. There he played three games (Brandon Nakashima, Holger Rune and Carlos Alcaraz) and could not take any victory.