Argentine tennis player Genaro Olivieri will play the first Grand Slam tournament of his career at Roland Garros from next Sunday, after having gone through the classification with the victory he achieved against the Bulgarian Adrián Andreev by 6-1, 5-7 and 6-4. Meanwhile, his compatriot Facundo Díaz Acosta was eliminated, but he will also be part of the main draw since he benefited from the draw and you will enter as a lucky loser.
Olivieri, born in Bragado 24 years ago and ranked 227 in the ATP world ranking, used two hours and 33 minutes to defeat Andreev (214) and He will play his first Grand Slam in Paris after three failed attempts in the qualifications for Wimbledon and the US Open in 2022, and this year at the Australian Open.
For his part, another Argentine, Facundo Díaz Acosta (137), lost earlier in the last round of qualifying to enter the main draw against the Austrian Sebastián Ofner (118) by 7-5 and 6-3 after an hour and a half of play. The left-hander born in Vicente López 22 years ago put an end to a series of 12 consecutive victories that led him to win the Savannah Challengers, in the United States, and Oeiras, in Portugal, plus two matches in the “qualy” in Paris.
However, He was drawn for one of the three places that arose from the casualties in the main draw and will integrate the main draw. In this way, there will be 11 Argentines who will take part in the Parisian Open. Instead, Facundo Bagnis was on the verge of joining and needs two more casualties to be classified for the second Grand Slam of the year.
The eleven classified Argentines
The national rackets that directly entered the French Grand Slam are Francisco Cerundolo (28); Sebastián Báez (44), Tomás Martín Etcheverry (46); Pedro Cachin (63); Diego Schwartzman (93); Federico Coria (94) and Guido Pella (421), and also Thiago Tirante (153)who surpassed the classification as well as olivieri. Diaz Acosta he will do it as lucky loser. Among the ladies, the only representative of Argentina will be Rosario Nadia Podoroska (101).