Diego Schwartzman’s Disappointing Exit from Wimbledon: A Tough Season in the Year of Retirement

The oldest Grand Slam championship did not accompany Diego Schwartzman (185°) to close his sports cycle in the best way. He fell in the first round of Wimbledon against Jay Clarke (322nd) and returned with a very short stay, after falling 6-4 and 6-3. The retirement announced in May of this year motivated him to face his sporting commitments in the best way, but the results are not there.

The performance of the Buenos Aires native was good, but he was not enough to win the first set, where he was the protagonist of an unruly and complicated game that, finally, was in the hands of the local player, who needed to be safer on the court to be able to maintain the advantage and close the match in straight sets.

Peque had confidence for the next opportunity since the performance had been positive in the 4-6. However, in one hour and 35 minutes of play, the Londoner left him without the third Grand Slam of the year and the last in his career, which, on the contrary, was a great victory in the career of Clarke, who made his professional debut in 2016. and he has just gone through a tough injury to his wrist. Jay will face Frenchman Quentin Halys in the second round while Schwartzman.

Peque’s tough season in the year of his retirement

Unfortunately, not everything is as I thought. He has been suffering several defeats that were tough until this point in the year. He has no improvements in 2024: he lost in the opening round of the ATP 250 in Córdoba against Román Burruchaga, in the Argentina Open against the Colombian Daniel Galán, in Los Cabos with Emilio Nava (USA) and in Acapulco against the Serbian Kecmanovic. Furthermore, at the Indian Wells Masters 1000 he did not enter the main draw. In Miami he couldn’t hold his own against Roman Safiullin. He also did not pass qualifying in Rome and Madrid, his last match in the main draw was at the ATP in Barcelona – he lost 6-1 and 6-2 with the Serbian Lajovic.

2024-06-24 16:00:38
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