Diego Schwartzman takes victory against his compatriot Federico Coria in straight sets (6-1, 6-2) in his duel in the first round of the Indian Wells Masters 1000 tournament – the Argentine will compete in the third set with Casper Ruud. .
A very special cross between two Argentines and two close friends like Schwartzman and Coria on their Indian Wells debut. Diego Schwartzman Perhaps he came into this tournament with greater needs after losing in his four debuts in all tournaments on the South American clay tour. Despite the shocks caused by the results, the Argentinian improved his skills week after week, and because of this, he created expectations that he could finally win games this week. For him Frederick Coria He had more ups and downs the last month. The Rosario-born reached his first ATP final in Córdoba, losing to Báez, but then suffered an ankle injury that sidelined him from the rest of the tour.
Schwartzman, just like old times
The start of the game calls for Diego, who dominated scoring from the lower half of the court, as he was able to take more points at his own pace than Fede. Coria’s mistakes started to come in quantity, and with it, breaks in a row for El Peque, who managed to get a 4-0 lead on the scoreboard. Although the Santa Fe man wanted to fight, Schwartzman didn’t hesitate and stayed that way in the first set with a big 6-1..
Nothing was working for Coria no matter what she tried and the former Top 10 player not only played at a good level, but even narrowly won some points she had lost a few weeks ago, showing that confidence was starting to return. Back-to-back breaks for Diego, who in this case had a 5-0 advantage. There was Schwartzman’s only strike of the entire game, and Federico got one break to take him down and hope to continue the fight. However, this trend did not last long because El Peque went bankrupt again and sealed his victory with a 6-2 final.