Roland Garros, day 5, LIVE: Etcheverry and Cachín open a day full of Argentines in Paris

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The blue-and-white Legion will regain control of the Bois de Boulogne this Thursday. With Francis Cerundolo to the head, six Argentine representatives he will go looking for the pass for the third round of the men’s singles draw Roland Garrosjoin diego schwartzmannwho beat the Portuguese on Wednesday Nuno Borges and entered that instance. They broadcast ESPN2, ESPN3 and Star+.

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Thomas Etcheverry AND Pedro Cachin they will open the Albiceleste action of the day, in two complicated first-round duels that will start at 6:00 (Argentine time).

The player from La Plata, 49th in the standings, will clash with the Australian Alex DeMinau, 18th seed, in the first duel between the two (on ESPN3). In his debut, Tomás defeated Britain’s Jack Draper 6-4, 1-0 and walked away.

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Cachín, on the other hand, will play against the Croatian Born Coric, 15th seed (ESPN2). Cordovan, 64th in the world, arrives after celebrating a sensational victory by 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (1-7), 4-6 and 6-2 over Austrian Dominic Thiem, former number three in the world and two-time finalist in Paris.

If they win, Etcheverry and Cachín will go head-to-head.

Thiago Tirante He will take the field in the third round, around 9, to face the Chinese Zhizhen Zhang (71st) in a match that will only be seen on Star+. Tirante, 153rd in the standings, entered the draw by overcoming qualification and in his absolute debut in a Slam he beat the Dutch Botic Van De Zandschulp 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 and 6-4, 25th head standard .

almost simultaneously, Guido Pelle He will try to prolong his good start and take another step in Paris. The Bahian, 423rd Atp (he entered with a protected ranking), won his first match 6-4, 6-7 (9-7), 2-6, 7-6 (7-4) and 7- 6 ( 10-4) to the French Quentin Halys and added his first victory in a “big” match since the 2021 US Open. In the second round -around 9.30 am, on ESPN2- he will face the Brazilian Wild Thiago Seybothalso released from qualifying and who on Tuesday gave the big surprise by lowering the Russian Daniil Medvedev, two in the world and recent champion in Rome.

It will be necessary to see if Pella accuses the wear and tear of his previous duel, in which three of the five sets were resolved in a tie-break and the fifth, in a super “tie break”.

Genaro Olivieri he will also try to extend his dream week in Paris. After passing the previous stage, the Bragadian (231st) beat the local Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard, host of the organization, 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 4-6, 7-5 and 6-1 , adding his first ATP win in his first match on that tour. From the 10th he will play with the Italian Andrea Vavassori, 148th and who also left the qualy. It will be broadcast by Star+.

The last to show up will be Francis Cerundolo. The porteño, 23rd in the world and the best-ranked Argentine, will start the match against the German Yannick Hanfmannanother emerged from the standings, in a duel not scheduled before 12 (it will go on ESPN2).

Cerúndolo made his debut with a fine 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5) and 6-1 victory against Spaniard Jaume Munar, always a tough opponent on clay.

Among the other duels of the day, the presentations of the Norwegian stand out Casper Ruud (4th), Italian Jannik sinner (8th), the American Frances Tiafoe (12th), the German Alexander Zverev (22nd); the Polish Iga Swiateknumber one in the WTA ranking, the Kazakh Elena Rybakina (4th) and the American Coco Gauff (6th), among others.

Source: Clarin

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