The tennis player from Corrientes, Ignacio Monzón, had a triumphant debut in the doubles main draw of the Villa María Challenger, in Córdoba. In the company of Facundo Juárez, they defeated the first pre-classified couple of the contest, made up of Andrea Collarini and Renzo Olivo. In just over an hour of play they won 7-5, 6-4.
In the next instance, Monzón and Juárez will face Tomas Farjat and Alejo Lorenzo Lingua Lavallen, who yesterday left Brazilians Wilson Leite and Eduardo Ribeiro by a double 6-4.
The duel of Argentine duets will take place today not before 4:00 p.m. on field 2 of Sport Social, in Villa María, venue of the competition.
On the other hand, Lautaro Midón, who for the first time seeks to settle in the quarterfinals of a Challenger tournament, will appear again today in the Cordovan tournament. The company for the player trained at Club San Martín will not be easy at all, since he will face Renzo Olivo from Rosario.
Midón comes from staying with the duel of Corrientes after beating Ignacio Monzón by a double 6-3. As his rival on duty, in his debut, he defeated Alex Barrena 7-6 (5) and 6-0.
Yesterday, despite the rain that delayed the start of the day, on the fourth day of activity of the Villa María Challenger, the Peruvian Juan Pablo Varillas, top favorite, and Juan Bautista Otegui, invited to the main draw by the Argentine Tennis Association, made their debut. .
Varillas, number 102 in the ATP ranking and first seed, had to struggle to prevail in a match that had been very adverse against his compatriot Nicolás Álvarez. It was 5-7, 6-4 and 6-3 in almost 3 hours of play.
While Juan Bautista Otegui signed one of the best victories of his career after beating the Kazakh Dimitri Popkó 6-0 and 6-2.