23 South Americans in the Australian Open standings

Less and less until the start of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam event of the season. From tomorrow, January 10, the first qualifying stage will begin to be played, which already has the draws drawn and has 18 South Americans in the men’s branch and five in the women’s.

The tennis players of the region play the chance to the main draw of the tournament, with what that means. Regarding men, there are 11 Argentines present, and the duel between Francisco Cerúndolo and Pedro Cachín will take place. Andrea Collarini, Tomás Etcheverry, Renzo Olivo, Marco Trungelliti, Facundo Mena, Juan Pablo Ficovich, Nicolás Kicker, Camilo Ugo Carabelli and Thiago Tirante, will be the other representatives from Albicelestes.

In turn, the Chileans Alejandro Tabilo and Tomás Barrios Vera, with an excellent performance in the ATP Cup, they will face Mccabe and Muller respectively; while the Peruvian Juan Pablo Varillas He will do the same against the Japanese Uchiyama. On the other hand, the Colombian Daniel Galán will debut against Gunneswaran; the ecuadorian Emilio gomez he will do his thing against the German Kuhn; and the brazilians Thiago Seyboth Wild Y Felipe Meligeni They will also participate and will do so against Fabbiano and Ficovich.

Meanwhile, on the WTA circuit, Paula Ormaechea will be the only Argentine (Nadia Podoroska will not face the tournament) and will be a rival of the Swiss Waltert. The Paraguayan Cepede Royg will go vs. Snigur, Chilean Daniela Seguel will face Mrdeza, and Brazilians Laura Pigossi (vs. Stojanovic) and Alves (vs. Galfi) complete the South American delegation.

The crosses of the Argentines

F. Cerúndolo vs. Cachin

Collarini vs. Kolar

Etcheverry vs. Coppejans

Olive vs. Fratangelo

Trungelliti vs. Lacko

Mena vs. Van Rijthoven

Ficovich vs. Meligeni

Kicker vs. Milojevic

Ugo Carabelli vs. Machac

Brace vs. Schnur