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Ron, Baez’s rival in Rome: beat Nardi in two sets

Ron, Baez’s rival in Rome: beat Nardi in two sets

Holger RonNo. 12 in the world, made a successful debut in Rome Masters 1000 superior to the Italian Luca Nardi (81°) And now the Argentine is waiting for him Sebastian Baez (19) In the third round of Foro Italico.

The Dane appeared in front of a large crowd in the Italian capital’s main stadium, which sought to provide support for his domestic credit. Nardi, who dealt a huge blow in March with his elimination Novak Djokovic (1st) In Indian Wells, this time he was unable to counter the effectiveness of his rival.

Finalist in the latest edition of Rome Masters 1000 He spent an hour and four minutes of gameplay eliminating Nardi and now they will face each other again. BayesThis came after the Argentine defeated Serbian Dusan Lajovic (64) with a score of 7-6 (3) and 7-6 (6).

The third round duel in Foro Italico will be the fourth meeting in history between the two teams Ron and Baezwith the peculiarity that they have played once a year since 2021 and that started with a two-set win for Ron in the first round of the ATP Tour in Santiago.

In 2022, Bayes He became strong at home by winning his match in Argentina Open At the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, while in 2023 it was Rhone, in Basel, who raised the record to 2-1 in his favour.

All the action in Rome can be followed exclusively on ESPN and STAR+.

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