Schwartzman overcame the difficult Fognini and is still in Vienna.
Diego Schwartzman beat Italian Fabio Fognini 6-2, 7-5 in Austria this Wednesday to advance to the next round at the ATP 500 tournament in Vienna.
The “Peque” Schwartzman, seeded eighth, clearly prevailed from the start against Fognini and defeated him 6-2 in the first set.
In the second game, despite the Italian’s reaction, the Argentine tennis player beat them 7-5, at the mercy of his good punch.
The porter player, located in the 16th position. of the ATP world rankings, he comes from being a finalist in the Antwerp competition, where he lost the definition with the Italian Jannik Sinner (11), in two sets.
Schwartzman will face French Gael Monfils (21) in the second round, who defeated Italian Lorenzo Musetti (67) 7-6 (2) and 6-4.
The Australian contest has a single Argentine champion and it is Juan Martn Del Potro from Tandil, who in the 2012 edition beat Slovenian Grega Zemlja in the final, 7-5 and 6-3.