Thomas Etcheverry32nd in the world ranking, remains sharp after his historic performance at Roland Garros and today he advanced to the second round of Wimbledon in an extensive match in which he came back from a two-set deficit.
The match against the Spanish Bernabe Zapata Miralles (53) started yesterday. The European won the first two sets by 7-6 (5) y 7-5. The Argentine was left with the third by 6-3 and the duel was postponed until today due to lack of light.
At the restart, The player from La Plata came out with everything and came back from the match with a 6-4 and 7-5 very suffered. It was difficult for him to close the games but, despite some ups and downs, he managed to prevail at key moments.
In total they were 4 hours and 40 minutes game between yesterday and today. Tomorrow, not before 9, will be measured with the Swiss Stan Wawrinka88th in the ranking.
Comeback completed 👊@tometcheverry fights back from two sets down against Zapata Miralles to move into the second round at #Wimbledon for the first time, 6-7(5), 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 👏 pic.twitter.com/tDxYKdyNuj
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 4, 2023
The rain marked the day again in London and very few matches could be completed. The others three Argentines who were going to compete today will have to do it tomorrow.
Guido Pella (304) must finish his match with the Croatian Borna Coric (14) who won the first set 6-3 and went 4-4 in the second.
Besides, Francisco Cerundolo (19) will debut against the Portuguese Nuno Borges (68) and Federico Coria (104) He will do it against the Belarusian Ilya Ivashka (102).