The Indian Wells ran out of national competitorsGiven the Francisco Cerúndolo lost with the canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime by 7-5 and 6-4 anda little later, Sebastián Báez was defeated 6-1 and 6-2 against the American Taylor Fritz.
This way, both players Argentines were eliminated in the third round of the Masters 1000 tennis in the U.S.
On the first turn, in a changing party with several service breaks, the porteño Cerúndololocated in the position 32 in the ATP world ranking, could not with the effectiveness of the Canadian Auger-Aliassime (10) and thus said goodbye to the first Masters 1000 of the year after 2 hours and 6 minutes of contention.
closing itwho He had appeared in the contest with a victory against the American Jack Sock (154)in this way he went on to be 2-0 down in the confrontations against Auger-Aliassime, who had already surpassed him this year at the Australian Open 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 and 6-4, in the first cross between the two.
In the next instance, the Canadian tennis player will face the American Tommy Paulwho in turn continued his good performance and upward trend by beating Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz by a score of 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Báez also said bye
Later, the Buenos Aires Báezlocated in the position 35th rank tennis ecumenical, was clearly outscored 6-1, 6-2 by the defending champion, he strong punch American Taylor Fritz (5th in the world ranking).
After falling categorically in the first set, Báez threatened with a tepid recovery at the end of the second set, although the local credit was firm and in the round of 16 he will face the Hungarian Márton Fucsovicswho in turn beat Slovak Alex Molcan 6-4, 6-2.
ANDthe native player of the Buenos Aires party of Saint Martin22 years old, had easily prevailed in the previous round over the aussie rinky daughter (130) by 6-3 and 6-1.
In this way, Báez was also 2-0 down in his personal duels with Fritzsince in the previous precedent between the two there was a comfortable victory for the Californian tennis player by 6-1 and 6-1 in the Cincinnati Masters 1000 (2022).
Indian Wells Masters 1000 takes place on cement surface courts in the california desertand will distribute prizes for a total of $10,143,000.