May 20, 2024

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Young Fonseca reveals himself and Ramos says goodbye before the rain falls in Rio

Young Fonseca reveals himself and Ramos says goodbye before the rain falls in Rio

toRain appeared again on Wednesday at the Rio de Janeiro tournament Although that didn't stop them playing two games before canceling the day they left us. Defeating Albert Ramos and showing off the 17-year-old Brazilian young man, Joao Fonseca He beat out other emerging tennis figures such as Frenchman Arthur Fels.

In the first match of the day on Court 1, the Spaniard Albert Ramos bid farewell to the Rio de Janeiro tournament after losing to Argentine Francisco Cerendolo, the fourth candidate to win the title, 6-2, 6-1. In 1 hour and 21 minutes.

A match in which Ramos was not good with his serve and in which he gave up his serve up to four times against Cerundolo, who did not forgive the rest. Winning more than half of the points played at the time of offering. Cerndolo will face the winner of the Serbian match between Dusan Lajovic and Laslo Dere in the quarter-finals.

Fonseca debuted at just 17 years old

Although the big news today in Rio de Janeiro was the young Brazilian tennis player's display Joao Fonseca, who ousted Frenchman Arthur Fels from the tournament when he was seventeen years old 6-4, 6-0.

Fonseca, the 2023 US Open Junior Champion and currently ranked No. 2 in the ITF Junior Rankings, continues to make giant strides in the world of tennis. Thus, he becomes the first tennis player born in 2006 to win a match on the ATP circuit, and this will allow him to rise 200 places in the ATP rankings, where he ranked 655th. In the round of 16 of the tournament, he will face Fonseca of Chile. Christian Garin.

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It should be noted that the name Joao Fonseca is not new in the world of tennis since then The Brazilian trained as a sparring partner with Jannik Sinner, Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev at the recent Nitto ATP Finals in Turin.

The Munnar match was suspended due to rain

The last Spaniard left alive in Rio de Janeiro, Jaume Munar will have to wait until Thursday To see if he can reach the quarter-finals of the tournament after his match against Brazilian Thiago Siboth Wild was stopped due to rain.

Before stopping Munar had lost the first set to Sibut Wild 2-6, but advanced in the second set 3-2 Waiting to try to complete a comeback to sneak into the top eight tennis players in the tournament.