translated from Spanish: Garin lost to Nishikori and bids farewell to Barcelona ATP

National tennis player Cristian Garin (22nd in the world rankings) bid farewell to the ATP 500 tournament in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday after falling into the top of sets against Japan’s Kei Nishikori (39th). In a match that was characterized by the irregularity of both players with the service, in addition to the opaque performance of the ‘Tank’ in the final set, the first national racket was tilted with a score of 6-7 (5), 6-4 and 1-6.Six breakages in 12 games recorded the first partial, which plased the difficulties of the Ariqueño and The Asian to successfully sustain his service. Eventually, the tiebreak was left to Nishikori 7-5.In the second chapter, Garin managed to make a difference solely by being more focused on the key points. A break in the fifth game, to be placed 3-2 up, was enough to close the set in a few minutes and force the final sleeve. In the hour of truth, the Japanese installed a mónologo on The Catalan clay with good strokes and claiming his serve, so he quickly placed an irremountable 5-0 on the score. On the other side, the 13th seed made a significant number of un forced errors and recently in the sixth game won his first and only game on set. Finally, the champion of this contest on brick dust in 2014 and 2015 did not slow down and took the victory over Garin. In the eighth round it will be measured with the local credit and first seed, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal (3rd). In addition, Matsue’s native matched the record in clashes with Garin on the circuit, as in the previous duel the Chilean won with 6-0 and 6-3 authority at the 2020 Hamburg ATP.

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