Federico Delbonis had a superb performance to win the previous stage of the ATP Córdoba, qualifying for his first event at this level since last season’s US Open. The Azul tennis player will face Alejandro Tabilo in the first round.
Delbonis gets his rating
Federico Delbonis He needed a good result to start this part of the season, which will always leave him with positive feelings after a 2022 that, between injuries and poor performances, prevented him from being the best version of himself. The Davis Cup champion had just beaten compatriot Mariano Navone in the first round of the qualifying round, and now his rival was once again an Argentinian, in this case. Thiago Tirante.
In his match, Delbonis began to dominate without problems, took advantage of the opportunity to make breaks and won the first set 6-1. The second quarter would arrive much more evenly, with no breaks until the decisive moments. After three consecutive breaks and after Fede was unable to close out the game at 5-4, another opportunity opened at 6-5. And now yes Delbonis sealed his victory with a decisive 7-5to enter the main draw in Córdoba.
Other Argentines outside
Three more albicelestes took to the field in search of a place in the main draw of the Cordovan competition. Camilo Ugo Carabelli he would come the closest to achieving it, losing in a third-set tiebreak against Italy’s Andrea Vavassori and failing to reach the finish despite the good feelings.
For him Nicolás Kicker saw Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien return to the game after winning the first quarter Juan Pablo Ficovich He had no options against naturalized Italian Luciano Darder, going down twice 6-2. Now it’s time to wait for the chance that an accident will allow them to pass as a Lucky Loser.