January 28, 2022

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General Diego Schwartzman

General Diego Schwartzman

Diego Schwartzman (14 degrees) She witnesses one of her best tournaments so far in 2021. In ATP 250 AntwerpPeque has already reached the semi-finals and is looking for her second title of the year. but How has Argentina’s season been so far?

During the first months of 2021Peque had turbulent moments. While the nickname was given to (Argentina Open vs Francisco Cerondolo), In other tournaments, he was eliminated early.

At the time of the year, he was in the top 10 in the world rankings but did not fall abruptly to Aslan Karatsev in the third round of the Australian Open. (Russian was 127 degrees), In his debut with the ATP 500 in Acapulco against Lorenzo Musetti (120 degrees at the time) On the eighth of the Miami Masters 1000 against Sebastian Korda (87th place in that tournament). He also made three consecutive eliminations in his first match: the Masters 1000 in Madrid and Rome and the ATP 250 in Lyon.. Once again Karatsev (this time as top 30), Felix Auger-Aliassime (21st) and Richard Gasquet (top 60) were his executioners.

After that bad run, Roland Garros arrived. Although he couldn’t return to the semi-finals as he did in 2020, he did reach the quarter-finals, the round in which he was fouled by Rafael Nadal. In August, at the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati, he again beat the Top 30 (Daniel Evans), something that hasn’t happened since the second ATP 250 in Cologne in October 2020 against Auger-Aliassime.

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For the US Open, though, they made it to the round of 16 and lost to the upset competition, Botic van de Zandschulp, Peque started to show his great tennis again and started to look better on the court. For the Masters 1000 from Indian Wells, I had the pleasure of beating two of the top 30 in a row: Evans and Ruud (Top 10) being a quarterfinalist of the competition.

At the moment AntwerpThanks to those wins and defeats, the Argentine appears to have found his way at the end of 2021 dreaming of his second ATP title, and why not, fighting the whole fight for the ATP Finals.