ATP Cup: the “Peque” Schwartzman beat Tsitsipás 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 6-3

Argentina beat Greece in the framework of the ATP Cup with a historic victory by Diego Schwartzman against Stéfanos Tsitsipás by 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 6-3.

Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman (13th) won a historic victory over Greek Stéfanos Tsitsipás (4th) by 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 6-3 in the ATP Cup, after two hours and 43 minutes of play over the Ken Rosewall Arena track.

A tournament played on fast courts in the city of Sydney, which opened the 2022 tennis season on the way to the first big event of the year: the Australian Open, to be played in Melbourne from January 17 to 30.

This was the third best victory on the circuit for Schwartzman against a top 5, after beating Dominic Thiem, then 3 on the planet, at Roland Garros 2020 and Rafael Nadal, when he was 2 in the world ranking, at the Masters 1000 in Rome of the same season.

The result of Peque defined the second date of Group D of the ATP Cup, since in the first round Federico Delbonis (44th) had beaten Michail Pervolarakis (399th) by 7-6 (5) and 6-1 and gave him the advantage to Argentina, which came from beating Georgia 3-0 in the opening day.

“He was just trying to think that it was his first game in several months after the operation. I thought that if the game dragged on, I would have a chance. It’s difficult, we come from the preseason, the time change. But it’s true, I was able to lift a match in which I was set down and break down and Stefanos is a great rival, ”said Schwartzman on the court.

The successful day concluded with the victory in doubles of Andrés Molteni-Máximo González against Petros Tsitsipas-Markos Kalovelonis by 6-3, 4-6 and 11-9 for the final 3-0 of the key.

Photo: @ATPCup Source: TyCSport

Shubham Bangwal

Shubham Bangwal Senior Journalist at People News Chronicle whose Special interest is in Politics, Crime, Entertainment and Technology news.

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