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Gennaro Olivieri qualified for the Round of 16 in Winnipeg

Gennaro Olivieri at the Winnipeg ATP / Photo: TW @LeTenisse

Argentine tennis players Gennaro Olivieri Qualified for the round of 16 this Tuesday Challenger from WinnipegIn Canada, defeating Japanese Shintaro Mochizuki 4-6, 4-6, 6-0 on his debut.

Olivieri, a native of the Buenos Aires city of Bragado and ranked 226th in the ATP world rankings, defeated Mochizuki (353) after a game of 1 hour and 59 minutes.

The 23-year-old from Buenos Aires will play in the round of 16 against the winner of the cross between Japanese Yasutaka Uchiyama (257) and American Alex Rybakov (299), who met later.

The top favorite for the tournament title is Britain’s Liam Brody (132), who defeated local Jaden Weeks (unranked) 7-5, 6-3 to reach the Round of 16.

The Winnipeg Challenger in Canada takes place on hard surface courts and will award a total of $53,120 in prize money.

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Juan Manuel Cerandolo out of Swiss Challenger in Zug due to physical problems

Argentine tennis player Juan Manuel Serendolo announced his return from the Swiss challenger in Zug on Tuesday, the second favorite for the title due to physical problems.

“How difficult is this year going to be…”, published Cerúndolo on his Twitter social network account after confirming his withdrawal from the contest.

The Argentine, 20 years old and ranked 107th in the ATP world rankings, was supposed to make his debut this afternoon against Austrian Denis Nowak (166), but since he was not in physical condition, he was replaced by Israeli Yashai Oliel (335). was substituted. who lost in the final round of qualifying.

Serendolo was a semifinalist at the Tampere Challenger in Finland last Saturday, but he has a hip injury that has taken away his consistency for almost the entire year.

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With his departure, the Zug challenger was left with two Argentines who are established in the round of 16: Santiago Rodriguez Taverna and Thiago Tirante.

Rodriguez Taverna (163) defeated Bosnian Damir Jumhur (217) 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round and will play his next match against local tennis player Mark-Andrea Heusler (96), the top favorite for the title. .

Platense Tirante (171), for his part, won the Argentine “duel” from Buenos Aires 4–6, 6–2 and 6–3 against Facundo Mena (130), and his next opponent was the Frenchman Geoffrey Blankenaux (165). Will happen. ,

The Swiss Challenger in Zug is played on a clay surface and will award a prize of €134,920.

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