He ATP 250 Argentina Open reaches its climax, with the four quarter-final matches defining the four semi-finalists. Overall favorite Carlos Alcaraz will be the day’s big draw at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club but the expectation of the local public will be placed on Fran Cerúndolo, the 1st in the country, who seeks to advance to the next stage, where he would collide with the Spaniard.
The day starts at 1.30pm and is broadcast live by TyC Sports.
In the first round, the platense Tomás Martin Etcheverry (82 in the ATP ranking) will try to hit the British Cameron Noriesecond best classified in the competition and 12th in the world.
Then Guillermo Vilas, the Peruvian, will take the field John Paul Varillasof a major tournament, against another of the favorites to keep the title: the Italian Lorenzo Musetto20 in the world.
The show will not arrive until 6.30pm Carlos Alcarazthe 2nd in the world and winner of the US Open 2022, who has been stealing the hearts and ovations of the people of Buenos Aires since his arrival in Buenos Aires.
The Spaniard will face the Serbian Dusan Lajovicwho has no problem visiting as he has so far killed two Argentines in the competition: Sebastián Báez and Camilo Ugo Carabelli.
Finally, at the end of a day full of tennis, Francisco Cerúndolo will try to “avenge” Diego Schwartzman when he comes up against Spain’s Bernabé Zapata Miralles, whom he surprised on Thursday by easily beating Peque.
If Alcaraz and Cerúndolo win their respective duels, they will meet in the semi-finals to be held on Saturday, in what is shaping up to be one of the most important events on the weekend’s sporting agenda.
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