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Miami Masters 1,000, day 5, LIVE: Schwartzman wants to ratify his good debut against the Danish Rune


The 'Little One', 38th in the ATP ranking, beat the Chinese Wu Yibing (64th) on Friday and faces a Top Ten to continue his tennis recovery. From 1:15 p.m., televise ESPN.

Reaffirm the set up and continue rediscovering with his best tennis


Beyond the results, the Argentine

Diego Schwartzman

(38th in the world ranking) will face the Danish

Holger Rune

(8th) this Sunday with the aim of ratifying his good performance last Friday in the debut of the

Masters 1,000 in Miami

, on hard surface .

It will be from 1:15 p.m., with ESPN television. 

The tennis player from Buenos Aires began his participation in the second stage of the competition with a victory over the Chinese

Yibing Wu

(64th) by 7-6 (1) and 6-1.

Now it will be his turn to face off against a rival he has never faced before and in this way inaugurate the history between the two on the professional circuit.

In case of advancing to the next instance, Schwartzman will cross paths with the winner of the duel that will also star this Sunday the American

Taylor Fritz

(10th) and the Canadian

Denis Shapovalov


Fran Cerúndolo, the only one on Saturday

Francisco Cerúndolo

advanced to the third round of the Miami Masters 1000, which is played on hard courts and distributes 8.8 million dollars in prizes, by defeating the American Aleksandar Kovacevic 6-4, 6-4,


a Saturday day which had as a counterpart the defeats of

Sebastián Báez


Tomás Etcheverry.

In the match that opened the day on court 7 of the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, Cerúndolo, 24 years old and 31st in the ATP ranking, managed from the start against an opponent of his same age and 102 ° in the world ranking.

After having advanced without playing the first round thanks to his seeded status, Cerúndolo took a firm first step in a contest that last year had him as a semifinalist (he lost to the Norwegian Casper Ruud).

His next opponent will be the Canadian

Felix Auger-Aliassime

(6th) who beat the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro (81st) in a balanced match that was defined in two tie breaks 7-6 (5) and 7-6 (8 ).

Who did not have the same luck on court 7 was the Buenos Aires native Sebastián Báez (33rd), who in his debut lost to the Chilean Cristian Garín (82nd), against whom he had a positive record of two victories in the same number of matches .

On court 1, Tomas Martín Etcheverry (73rd) from La Plata, who made his debut with a victory over Russian Pavel Kotov (117th), fell to Russian Karen Khachanov (16th) 1-6, 6-3 and 3-6.

The Miami tournament is held until April 2 with the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz as defending champion and world number one and without Rafa Nadal or the Serbian Novak Djokovic, absent due to his refusal to vaccinate against the coronavirus.

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Source: clarin

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