Joao Fonseca battles Cristian Garin in ATP Rio 1/8 Finals

Published on 02/22/2024 3:19 p.m. by Léo Measson | Modified on 02/22/2024 at 6:20 p.m.

The 1/8 finals of the ATP in Rio continue on the night of Thursday to Friday with this meeting between Joao Fonseca and Cristian Garin on the program. Local player Joao Fonseca took advantage of the support of his audience to create the feat against the number 7 seed, Arthur Fils in 2 direct sets. Arriving as a wild card in this tournament, the Brazilian player made good money from his participation and will play hard in this Rio tournament. Ranked in 655th place, this player is a regular at Challengers tournaments and will probably have difficulty repeating his feat against Cristian Garin. Indeed, present in the World Top 100, Cristian Garin managed to eliminate Roberto Carballes Baena in the first round despite having lost the first set 6-2. He showed great determination by winning the tie break in the second set to win it 7-6. Finally, he concluded the match by breaking the Spaniard in the second game, a lead that he was able to maintain throughout the match allowing him to get his ticket to the 1/8 finals. Quickly eliminated from the Australian Open in the first round, then in Cordoba, the Chilean will want to catch up and reach the quarter-finals.

2024-02-22 13:19:18
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