In a match that lasted 1 hour and 58 minutes, Diego Schwartzman (15) could not beat Albert Ramos Vinolas (43) and fell to the side of the Montreal road in the round of 16. The Spaniard was superior in both sets and snatched a 6-4, 6-2 victory.
El Peque could not against the Spaniards
The first part was even, Ramos Venola broke Pique’s serve on one occasion, while the Argentine was unable to do soAnd that was enough for the Europeans to get set up in 58 minutes. The second set didn’t start well for the Argentine either: the Spaniard broke his first serve and went 2-0 up. Despite the fact that Schwartzman recovered and drew 2-2, he could not finish getting up and lost again 6-2, ending the match.
The Spanish left player showed superiority when serving, scored seven aces, while Pique achieved nothing. With this defeat, the player from Buenos Aires, who will turn 30 on Tuesday, 16th of this month, continues to lead the record against the Catalan with a score of 5-2.
Schwartzman lost in the 32nd round
The Argentine had surpassed Ramos in Kitzbühel 2015, Madrid 2017, Argentina Open and Roma, both in 2019, and Cordoba Open in 2020While the previous defeat was also this year in the ATP quarter-finals that were held in February in the capital of Cordoba.
Schwartzman had just beaten another Spaniard, Alejandro Davidovic (36th), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, in a first-round match. With his victory on Wednesday, Ramos qualified for the quarter-finals of the Canadian Championship, where he will meet Hubert Hurkacz (10).
Ramos Vinolas defeated Schwartzman
The competition, which alternates year after year between Montreal and Toronto (in this version the women play there), has had two Argentine champions since it began in 1968: Guillermo Vilas on two occasions, in 1974 and 1976, and Guillermo Canas in 2002.
There are no more Argentines
With Schwartzman’s elimination, Argentina’s Montreal Masters 1000 have run out since the Round of 16. The fall of Pique is added to the fall of Sebastian Baez (32), who was eliminated against Nick Kyrgios (37), and the fall of Francisco Cerondolo (27), who lost to Karen Khachanov (28), both in the first round.