Chilean tennis player Nicolas Jarry (55th ATP) successfully debuted on Wednesday in the singles draw of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, advancing to the eighth round.
The second national racket debuted against Peru’s Nicolás Alvarez (521th) and he made his match 6-2 and 7-6 (4).
In match played in the central court of the Club Lawn Tennis of La Exposición, the grandson of Jaime Fillol entered focused and reflected the clear difference in the world classification. In a matter of minutes, thanks to a good game from the baseline and a solid service, he took a clear 5-1 lead.
Thanks to two breaks and standing firm with the drive, the ‘Prince’ was comfortable with the first sleeve.
In the second chapter, the local ostensibly improved their performance and affirmed their take-off. Alvarez did not make it easy for Jarry and even gave himself the luxury of carrying the definition of the partial in the tiebreak.
In the tiebreaker, the top seed of the event was more accurate and focused on key moments and shot a 7-4 that allowed him to close the match in his favor.
The 23-year-old santiaguino will be measured by the passage to the quarter-finals with The Colombian Alejandro González (304th), who beat Mexican Alan Rubio (unranked 6-0, 6-1) with a hard-hitting 6-year-old.