Two Argentine defeats in the second round of the Australian Open Qualy, first Grand Slam of the season, whose main draw will begin this Monday 17 in Melbourne and will award prizes of 75 million dollars.
John Paul Ficovich (236th in the ATP ranking) fell vs. Salvatore Caruso (150º) by 7-5 and 7-6 (5) and Norbert Gombos (117th) eliminated Renzo Olivo (188th) after defeating him 6-0, 3-6 and 7-6 (6).
In the women’s draw, the Chilean Seguel (206th) was the only South American still in competition, but Olga Govortsova (138th) eliminated her 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
Those who remain to play and are one win away from entering are: Marco Trungelliti vs. Damir Dzumhur and Tomas Etcheverry vs. Flavio Cobolli.
In addition, the Chileans Alejandro Tabilo and Tomás Barrios Vera will go against Elias Ymer and Peter Horansky, respectively, and the Ecuadorian Emilio Gómez vs. Thomas Fabiano.