Cerúndolo and Pella advance at a steady pace in Wimbledon in a day with a lot of activity for the Argentine rackets


This Wednesday the activity continued in Wimbledon with the presence of Argentine tennis players. The first Argentine to go out on the pitch was Francisco Cerundolo, seeded 18th in the tournament and recent ATP winner from Eastbourne. The man from Buenos Aires started difficult after wasting a 5-3 and 40-0 lead, but quickly he recovered and ended up prevailing with a final result of 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 and 6-4 against the Portuguese Nuno Borges.

Tomorrow he will have a hard clash against the Czech jiri lehekawhile in the third round he could face American Tommy Paul, whom he defeated at Queen’s and in the Eastbourne final.

One of them was guido peelsthat on Monday his match against the Croatian began borna coric (seeded 13th) but suffered his suspension when he prevailed 6-3, 4-4. The one born in Bahía Blanca, who reached the quarterfinals at the Tennis Cathedral in 2019, he was able to complete his match and achieved a very good victory by 6-3, 7-5, 4-6, 3-6 and 6-1.

In the second round, Pella will go against the Frenchman from the qualifier, Harold Mayot.

Yesterday, Tomás Etcheverry defeated the Spanish Bernabé Zapata Miralles in 5 sets in a match that was interrupted due to lack of natural light at the end of the third period.

The rest of the day for the Argentines

The continuity for the Argentine rackets will continue with the debut in the tournament by Federico Coria against the Belarusian Iliá Ivashka, who will play in the second shift on court 9.

As for those who have already advanced to the second round, Diego Schwartzman will face the Italian Jannik Sinner, current number eight in the ATP ranking. The “Little” will seek to continue in the contest and gain confidence in trying to beat a top 10.

Finally, Nadia Podoroska, the only female Argentine racket, after the victory over the Czech Tereza Martincová will have a tough confrontation with the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, who used to be number one in the world ranking. Rosario will seek to position itself as far away in a grand slam instance that in 2020 will achieve the Roland Garros semis.


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