Winning debut for lorenzo musetti in the ATP 500 tournament in Barcelona (red clay). The 20-year-old Tuscan, number 68 in the world, beat the Argentine by a double 7-5 in one hour and 50 minutes of play Sebastian Baez, 60 ATP. The next rival will be the British Daniel Evans, n.36 in the ranking and 12th seed: Musetti won the only precedent played last year in the round of 16 in Cagliari. Yet nothing to do Gian Marco Moroni, n.181 ATP, caught as a lucky loser after the cancellation of the Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech: the 24-year-old Roman was defeated 6-2 and 6-4 by the Spanish Jaume Munar, n.101 in the world, in the race with a wild card In the main draw, after the resignation of jannik sinneris also present lorenzo sonegon.28 in the ranking and 11th seeded, who will enter the scene directly in the second round facing the winner of the match between the American Maxime Cressy, n.65 ATP, and the Swedish Elias Ymer, n.135 ATP, next to the playoffs.
Belgrade, Fognini beats Cecchinato in the comeback
At the ATP 250 in Belgrade, on the other hand, Fabio Fognini in the first round he won the derby against Marco Cecchinato. The Ligurian tennis player, number 62 in the world and sixth force on the board, beat the Sicilian, 108 in the ATP ranking, with a score of 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-2. Great balance in the first set, won in the tie-break by the player from Palermo, after having canceled a set point against Fognini at 5-4 in favor of the Ligurian. Less fought the other two sets, in which the 34-year-old from San Remo found the best tennis of his. In the round of 16, Fognini will face Slovenian Ajaz Bedene, competing with the protected ranking, number 164 in the world.
Tsitsipas king of Monte Carlo: Davidovich Fokina defeated in the final
No news in the Top Ten of the tennis world. Unchanged positions in the ATP ranking always led by Novak Djokovic ahead of Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev. Matthew Berrettini remains in sixth place. Also confirm for jannik sinner in 12th place while taking two steps back lorenzo sonegonow 28. Lose 30 positions Fabio Fogniniwhich descends to 62nd position with the start of the Montecarlo 2019 points. Behind him lorenzo musetti climbs 15 steps thanks to Monte Carlo’s eighth and is in 68th place, with Marco Cecchinato leaving the top 100 and now in 108th place.
The Top Ten in the world just moves tennis female. In the WTA ranking Iga Swiatek always leads, but Garbine Muguruza moves up one position and overtakes Ons Jabeur in ninth place. As for the blue, Camila George maintains leadership by remaining stable at number 30; behind her jasmine paoliniwhich moves up two steps and is now at number 46. Martina Trevisan, currently at number 80, also moves up four positions, as does Lucia Bronzetti: the 23-year-old from Rimini is now number 88.