Trungelliti, Tirante and Burruchaga advance in Wimbledon qualifying

The Argentines mark the beginning of the Major preview on grass

June 24, 2024

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Marco Trungelliti advanced this Monday in the Wimbledon preview
By ATPTour.com/es Staff

The run-up to each Grand Slam is full of dreams and aspirations, and this Monday the qualifying action began at Wimbledon, with a bombastic Spanish-speaking presence and with a trio of Argentines advancing to the second round: Marco Trungelliti, Thiago Tirante and Román Burruchaga managed to achieve victories and are excited to continue moving forward on the London grass.

Trungelliti arrives after a promising 2024 and is already a specialist in Major previews: he has already played 37 Major qualifications, and managed to pass them nine times. In fact, on the morning of London, the 34-year-old Argentine added his 50th victory in 88 matches played in Grand Slams by beating his compatriot Facundo Bagnis 6-3, 1-1 and retiring.

Meanwhile, Burruchaga, who managed to pass the qualifying round at Roland Garros for his debut in a Major, passed the first round against the Brazilian Gustavo Heide 5-7, 7-6 (4) and 6-1 in two hours and 21 minutes of party. Besides. Tirante, seeded No. 21 in the qualifier, passed the Czech Svcina 6-3, 6-7 (6) and 6-3. Burruchaga will face the Italian Napolitano, while Tirante crosses with the American Cressy, for a place in the third round.

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For their part, Chileans Christian Garin and Tomás Barrios Vera secured a Chilean in the third qualifying round, after advancing this Monday and colliding with each other in the second round.

Garín took the victory against the Frenchman Enzo Couacaud by 7-6 (5) and 7-5, while Barrios beat the British Anton Matusevich by 3-6, 6-4 and 6-3, in two weight victories. The Chilean who wins this duel will have to fight against the winner of the cross between the Kazakh Timofey Skatov and the Slovakian Lukas Klein to ensure his presence in the main draw.

In addition, Daniel Elahi Galán, who advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon last year, defeated the Spanish Roca Batalla Oriol 6-3 and 6-4. In addition to the Colombian, the Bolivian Hugo Dellien also managed to advance to the second phase after a battle of two hours and 25 minutes to win 6-3, 6-7 and 6-3 against the Australian Sekulic. His brother Murkel did not suffer the same luck in the first duel, after being eliminated against the Frenchman Hugo Grenier 6-4, 6-4.

Meanwhile, David Goffin, a two-time Wimbledon quarterfinalist, got off to a winning start against Australian Marc Polmans 6-3, 6-1 and will next play Yasutaka Uchiyama after the Japanese beat the 2022 champion in ‘s- Hertogenbosch, Tim van Rijthoven, 6-7(6), 7-6(3) and 6-1.

The Spanish Bernabé Zapata Miralles was another of those who advanced this Monday, after getting rid of the Danish Sweeny 7-5 and 6-1. In one of the matches of the day, the Brazilian #NextGenATP Joao Fonseca fell to the Spanish Alejandro Moro Canas 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (12-10) and the British Jay Clarke beat the Argentine Diego Schwartzman by 6 -4 and 6-3. Schwartzman, who reached the third round at SW19 in 2019 and 2021, was playing his last tournament in London.

Source: https://www.atptour.com/es/news/wimbledon-previa-2024-dia-1-trungelliti-tirante-burruchaga

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