Verdasco advances to round of 16 in Buenos Aires

Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco celebrates his victory against Kyle Edmund at the 2019 Wimbledon tournament.

The Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, the Argentines Federico Coria and Francisco Cerúndolo and the Serbs Miomir Kecmanovic and Dusan Lajovic qualified this Monday for the round of 16 of the Argentina Open, the ATP 250 that is played in Buenos Aires and ends on Sunday.

Verdasco beat Bolivian Hugo Dellien 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

In the second round, the Spaniard will face the winner of the cross between his compatriot Albert Ramos, who has just won the Córdoba Open, and the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro.

Cerúndolo beat fellow Argentine Facundo Bagnis 7-5, 6-2.

In the other match between compatriot, Kecmanovic kept the Serbian duel by winning 6-4, 1-6 and 6-1 eighth seed Laslo Djere.

Kecmanovic and Cerúndolo will meet in the round of 16.

Lajovicseeded fifth and number 37 in the world, suffered to beat Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-4, 4-6, 7(7)-(3)6.

Lajovic will play in the round of 16 against Coria, who eliminated Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas by beating him 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.

This Tuesday the last matches of the first round will be played and will return to the circuit, after just over two and a half years, Juan Martín del Potro.

The 33-year-old tennis player, who announced that he could be facing his last matches as a professional, He will also face Argentine Federico Delbonis, sixth seed and number 42 in the world.

The Norwegian Casper Rudd (8 in the world), the Argentine Diego Diego Schwartzman (15) and the Italians Lorenzo Sonego (22) and Fabio Fognini (40) They are the best candidates to win the tournament.

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