It was not a good week for Diego “Little” Schwartzman. Beyond having suffered an early elimination of the Eastbourne ATP 250the Argentine tennis player had a bad time when he found out that thieves ransacked the hotel room in which he was staying in the English city.
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The sad situation happened last Sunday. The thieves, who also entered the Spanish player’s room Peter MartinezVarious valuables were taken. According to him, it transpired that the Argentine lacked his backpack with cash, a watch, cards and even a passport.
Martínez, number 49 in the ATP ranking, recounted during a note with The Guardian that when he got to his room he noticed that his watch was missing and that when he went down to the reception to make the complaint he ran into Peque.
“My watch and Schwartzman’s valuables were stolen. I had a bad night, that’s the truth. I hardly slept. It has been difficult to play, but I have tried to concentrate on it, ”she lamented.
Martínez said that the watch that was stolen from him was bought a year ago, when he first reached the third round of Roland Garros. “He had sentimental value. I don’t think they will find it because there were no cameras in the corridors, ”he completed.
Peque Schwartzman’s message on his Twitter account for the robbery
On Wednesday afternoon, Schwartzman made a post on his Twitter account in which he briefly recounted what happened. “Sadly this Sunday at the Hydro Hotel in Eastbourne Many belongings were stolen, including my passport. credit cards and many other things. Thanks to everyone who cared and asked if I needed anything,” she wrote.
And I add: “It was not easy to compete this week trying to solve all this before the game since the hotel does not seem to want to take over”.
Peque Schwartzman eliminated from the ATP 250 in Eastbourne
Schwartzman was eliminated this Wednesday in the second round of the ATP 250 at Eastbourne, which is played on grass courts and distributes almost 700,000 euros in prize money, being defeated by the British Jack Draper 7-5 and 7-6 (7-3).
El Peque, ranked 15th in the world ranking and fourth seeded, made his presentation directly in the second round and lost after 2 hours and 4 minutes of contention with the British Draper (108), who received an invitation to play in Eastbourne .
On Tuesday, the other Argentine who was part of the contest, Francisco Cerúndolo (42), had lost after being defeated by the American Tommy Paul (35) 4-6, 7-6 (7-2) and 6-4.