Christian Garin, out again: the tennis player is removed from Chile’s payroll for the Davis Cup

Chile suffers a last-minute loss to face the key against Peru in the Davis Cup. This Sunday the Chilean Tennis Federation reported the withdrawal of Christian Garin from the payroll that will be present in the series for World Group I of the competition.

The Chilean Tennis Federation informs that the player Christian Garin will not be part of the Davis Cup team that will face Peru, on September 17 and 18 in Lima”, they published on their official channels.

The tennis player communicated his decision to the team captain, Nicolás Massú, arguing that he is recovering from an injury to his left wrist”, they continue.

For this reason, Nicolás Massú summoned the tennis player Diego Fernández, who will join the team this Sunday in Lima”, closes the news.

This is a new loss for the team led by the double Olympic medalist on the list that was initially made up of Garin, Matías Soto, Nicolás Jarry, Alejandro Tabilo and Gonzalo Lama, a player who was nominated again after being absent for four years and who He took the quota that Tomás Barrios was occupying in previous payrolls.

Diego Fernández was managed as one of the options to integrate the initial list. The player based in Spain had made his tournament debut in the series against Slovenia. Among his most outstanding records is the final of the M15 in Quito, where he precisely fell to Soto.

The first confirmed absence for the clash against the Peruvians, with Chile’s big goal of returning to the Qualifiers for the Davis Cup Finals for the first time since 2019, was that of Tomás Barrios.

The chillanejo, together with his medical team, decided to stop the activity to treat a fissure in the external meniscus of his left leg.

“I tell you that after a long time with discomfort, and after consulting with my medical team, we decided that it was best to carry out a small surgery on my knee, so I will be off the courts for a while.. I will keep you informed and thanks for the support, ”Barrios announced at the time through his social networks.

Although the procedure is not completely complex, the recovery period is incompatible with the series. In this sense, it is an important loss considering that Barrios had begun to consolidate a duo in the doubles with Alejandro Tabilo.


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