The Spanish Albert ramos He confirmed his good moment with a resounding victory against the German Dominik Koepferwhile the Indian Sumit Nagal gave the blow by eliminating the Chilean Cristian Garin to access the quarterfinals of the Argentine Open, the ATP 250 tournament that is played in Buenos Aires on clay.
Bouquets, number 46 in the world and sixth seed, who had just lost the final of the ATP 250 in Córdoba last week, left no doubts and beat the German 7-5 and 6-4 Dominik Koepfer (71) in one hour and 45 minutes of play.
His next rival will be the Indian Sumit Nagal (150), who after having eliminated the Portuguese Joao Sousa In his debut, this Wednesday he gave an account of the Chilean Cristian Garin (22), second favorite of the contest, 6-4 and 6-3 in one hour and 43 minutes of play.
This was the great surprise of the day at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, which in the match that opened the day had the narrow triumph of the Serbian Miomir kecmanovic (42), fourth seeded, against the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro (74) by 5-7, 6-3 and 6-4.
With his coach, the Argentine David nalbandian, in the unpopulated stands of the stadium due to the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic, Kecmanovic he got the bitter taste he had suffered in Córdoba, where he had lost in his presentation.
In the quarterfinals, Kecmanovic will face his compatriot Laslo djere (60), seventh favorite, who won 7-6 (1) and 6-3 at the local Federico Delbonis (86), who came from eliminating his compatriot Juan Manuel Cerúndolo (181), champion of the ATP 250 of Córdoba.
This Thursday the round of 16 will be completed with the presentation of the first favorite, the local Diego schwartzman (9) against the Slovak Lukas klein (291), the crossing of Spanish Jaume munar (106) against the American Frances Tiafoe (62), the duel of the also Spanish Pablo Andújar (57) against the Italian Gianluca Mager (101), and the confrontation of the Argentine Francisco Cerúndolo (137) against the French Benoit paire (29).