The Corrientes Agustín Velotti (380 in the ATP ranking) will play the Lima Challenger that will start tomorrow at the Miraflores Tennis Promotion Center. According to the draw carried out yesterday, the debut will be against Colombian Daniel Galán (128).
The winner of the match must be measured in the second round with the winner of the match between the Spanish Íñigo Cervantes (540) and a player who will emerge from the classification.
The contest, which will take place on clay courts and will distribute more than $ 52,000 in prizes, has as the first seed the Argentine Federico Coria (91) and will mark the return to an official competition of the Chilean Nicolás Jarry, who became number 38 in the world, at the end of his sanction for doping.
Velotti comes from falling last week to his fellow countryman, Thiago Tirante, in three sets, during the first qualifying round of the Guayaquil Challenger, which marked the return of tennis to South America, since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Monsoon in Egypt
Ignacio Monzón’s tour will continue today in Egypt to participate in the first round of the M15 classification in Cairo, which will be played on clay. The man from Corrientes, who is ranked 724 in the world rankings, starts as the first seed in this instance and his rival will be the Spanish Mikel Aranzabal who appears without an ATP ranking.
The winner of this confrontation will be measured in the second round with the winner of the duel between locals Ahmed Borai and Mohamed Mounir.
To enter the main draw, Monzón will have to successfully draw three games.
The tennis player from the capital comes from falling in the decisive instance of the classification of the M 15 of Villena, Spain, against the local David Jorda Sanchis by a categorical 6-2 and 6-0, and since he returned to the international circuit, in September, still failed to get through the first round of a main draw.