Barrios and Tabilo, one step away from the Australian Open

Tuesday night in Chile received great joy from Melbourne because the good time of Alejandro Tabilo and Tomas Barrios.

After displaying good tennis credentials at the ATP Cup, Tabilo continues to set an interesting pace and with victories. This time, the world-ranked 136th took a second step in qualifying for the Australian Open to come within a win of the main draw. This time, it was 6-1 and 7-5 for the Toronto native, against the French Constant Lestienne (227th ATP).

It should be remembered that in his debut, the 24-year-old left-hander had beaten the local James McCabe (1211th ATP) 7-6 (5), 3-6 and 6-3 and now he is waiting for the Swedish Elias Ymer who defeated the Spanish Mario Vilella also in the first turn of the Australian Wednesday.

What’s more, Barrios had a lot of work to erase rising Argentine Thiago Agustin Tirante from the road by 6-4 and 7-6 (1).