Diego Schwartzman, ranked 15th in the ATP ranking, continues to stomp in the Masters 1000 de Indian Wells. This Wednesday he defeated the Norwegian Casper Ruud (10), one of the most winning tennis players of the moment, by 6-3 and 6-3 in one hour and 43 minutes of play.
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The “Peque” hit first before Ruud and broke serve quickly. And after 47 minutes of play, took the first set 6-3.
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In the second set, Ruud broke Schwartzman’s serve right away but, with a 2-1 lead, he had to receive medical attention on his right arm and was broken in the next game by the Argentine, who put the direct to the win.
At 29, Schwartzman will play his first quarter-finals in his six appearances in this tournament. Will face the winner of the cross between the British Cameron Norrie, 21st seeded, and the American Tommy Paul.
The “Peque” came to this instance after leaving the American on the road Maxime Cressy and the british Daniel Evans.
With information from Télam.