The main Argentine racket lost in three sets to the American, 14th in the ATP world ranking, and Albiceleste left the corps without representatives in Canada.
Francisco Sirondolo’s tennis vicissitudes took him out of the Canadian Masters 1000, which is being held this year in Toronto. This Wednesday, the Argentine Legion was left without representatives after the main exponent with the Americans could not Tommy Paulin an attractive match for the second round.
En route to the US Open, the last major slam of the season, Alportino, 22nd in the world rankings, fell by parts of 7-6 (7-2 on tiebreak), 6-7 (2-7) and 6-3, after two hours. and 48 minutes of play.
After two equal parts resolved with minimal detail, the third act gave Paul a quick advantage (4-0), by breaking his opponent’s serve in games one and three.
However, Cerúndolo partially recovered, winning 3 straight games and closing the gap (3-4). The American tennis player who also eliminated the Argentine in the first round Diego Schwartzman (98), tied the comeback in the final stretch and ended up winning 6-3, to win.
In this way, the tournament, which will award prizes of $ 7,622,000, was left without the representatives of Argentina in the men’s singles.
A solid start for Alcaraz
Spanish world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz outlasted American Ben Shelton (41) 6-3 7-6 (7-3) to start his campaign on the right foot in the second round. The surprise star of the day was the veteran Frenchman Gail Moonves (276) Who defeated the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4), 6-4 and 6-3.
Russians Daniel Medvedev (3) He also advanced to the Round of 16 by defeating the Italian Matteo Arnaldi (66) By 6-2 and 7-5. While America Taylor Fritz (9) Beat the French Ugo Humbert (34), at 7-6 (9-7), 3-6 and 6-3.
Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (37) defeated German Alexander Zverev (16), 6-1, 6-2. Canadian Milos Raonic (545) beat Japanese Taro Daniel (115) 6-4, 6-3. The Polish Hubert Hurkacz (17) beat the Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic (44), 5-7, 6-3, 6-0, and in a duel between the Italians, Yannick Sener (8), he beat Matteo Berrettini (38), 6-4, 6-3.