August 15, 2022

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Garen continues his European tour in Munich

Garen continues his European tour in Munich

The slow season in Old Continent continues his path and next week the focus of tennis will move, among other cities, to Munich. The event held since 1974 will have, for the time being Christian Garin (31st in the world) is the only South American in the table And two of the top ten will also appear, Alexander Zverev (third two-time champion) and Casper Rudd (seventh).

The Chilean who just fell in the first round in Belgrade, He will start as seeded fifth in the ATP 250 and make his debut against Serbian Filip Krajinovic (45th place). Whoever lifted the title on German brick dust could meet in the quarter-finals with American Riley Opelka (17) And in the semi-finals with Zverev, the most favourite.

In the meantime, the winner of 2017 and 2018 will begin his journey in the second round against a player of the ranking or Holger Ron (72, invited), who defeated Garin in the Serbian capital.

At the bottom of the table, the best candidate is the Norwegian Rodwho reached the semi-finals in the 2021 edition, which will also start early and in the round of 16 is waiting for Qualy or Alex Mulkan (47). Among the attractions of the locals, the fencing three-time champion Philip Kohlschreiber (132, WC) and Daniel Altmaier (67). Turn winner last season, Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (20)will start defending the crown by Mackenzie MacDonald (51st place) or Ilya Ivashka (44th place).

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On the other hand, in the classification launched, the Argentine Francisco Cerondolo (ranked 48, seed number one) He returned to the ring after reaching Miami Masters 1000 semi-finals s can’t before Egor Gerasimov (155), who defeated him 7-6 (6), 6-1. The person applying is the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro (110) – who will be looking for a main equaliser in particular against the Belarusian – is hoping to seize his chance, Chilean Alejandro Tapelo (91).