The azuleño fell against the Swiss Bellier 6-3 and 7-6 (6). The other Argentine in the competition is Báez, who will debut tomorrow against the Australian Thompson.
Federico Delbonis (85th in the ATP ranking) was eliminated in the first round of the APT 250 of Mallorca with the defeat against the Swiss Antoine Bellier (303rd) by 6-3 and 7-6 (6). The Spanish contest, which is played on grass, distributes 951,745 euros in prizes and serves as preparation for Wimbledon.
The azuleño could not beat a rival who had come from qualifying and fell in just under two hours of play in what was the first confrontation between the two on the professional circuit. The other Argentine in the competition is Sebastian Baez (36th), who will debut tomorrow against the Australian Jordan Thompson (68º).
The maximum favorite of the contest is the Russian Daniil Medvedev (1st), classified directly to the second round: his presentation will be against his compatriot Aslan Karatsev (43rd). The objective is to reach the third Grand Slam of the season in the best possible way, which will start next Monday.
The other Argentines with activity in the week
Diego Schwartzman (15th) and Francisco Cerundolo (42nd) will play the ATP 250 in Eastbourne, which is played in England on grass and distributes 760,750 euros in prizes. The little one will debut only on Wednesday and directly in the second round, while the rest will make their presentation tomorrow.
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