SANTO DOMINGO.– The Colombian Daniel Galán, fourth seed, advanced this Tuesday to the second round of the RD Open 2022 by Milex, as well as the Argentine Román Burruchaga and the Peruvian Nicolás Álvarez by achieving victories.
At the Hyper Malt stadium, Galán prevailed over the Argentine from the classification Facundo Juárez with a score of 6-3, 6-2 after an hour and 35 minutes of play.
Nicholas Alvarez. External source
At the Mitur stadium, Álvarez, who entered the main draw as a lucky looser after Gastao Elias was withdrawn due to injury, defeated Colombian Nicolás Barrientos 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, after two hours. and 18 minutes on the court.
In the first round on the Avena Americana field, the Argentine Facundo Mena, eighth favorite, beat the American Patrick Kypson 7-6 (6), 4-1 and retired. Later, on that same track, the Argentine Román Andrés Burruchaga defeated the Colombian Nicolás Mejía in another match of more than two hours with a score of 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.
The RD Open 2022, which has the support of the Ministry of Tourism, is an ATP Challenger 125 that awards that number of points to the singles and doubles champions, distributing a purse of $159,360 among the participants.
The tournament is also sponsored by Caserío Brugal, Shell, Radisson, Ilusound, Arla, Lafise, Induban, Universal de Seguros, Electrolit, RH Mejía, Ekatex, Magic Lincer Tennis Academy, Transoil, Teruel, Taco Bell, V-Kool, Claro , CC Andamios, Cielo Azul, Haagen Dazs and Hersheys.
The action of the RD Open 2022 continues this Wednesday from 2:00 in the afternoon with the matches of the second round of singles and the first round of doubles.
The day will see the long-awaited debut of Víctor Estrella and Peter Bertran in pairs, who will face Purav Raja and Divij Sharan, from India.
Tournament tickets are still on sale at Uepa Tickets at a cost of 350 pesos per person. The ticket is valid to see all the games of the day’s programming.