Rio de Janeiro Open cancels day due to rain


Today is Wednesday Rio de Janeiro Open is canceled due to heavy rain that is raging in the Brazilian city, according to organizers.

“Due to rain, Wednesday night’s session has been cancelled,” the Rio tournament said on its official social media profile.

The The pending round of 16 matches will be played first this Thursdayas long as the weather conditions allow it.

According to the schedule, the day will start with the continuation of the interval match Thiago Seyboth Wild and Jaume Munarwhich was interrupted when the Brazilian won the first round 6-2 and the Spanish led the second 3-2.

Duels will also be played between Serbs Dusan Lajovic and Laslo Djere; the argentinians Facundo Díaz and Sebastián Báez; Brazilians Thiago Monteiro and Felipe Meligeni; and the one where the Chilean will star Thomas Barrios and the british Cameron Norris.

Also, the round of 16 matches between Brazilian João Fonseca and Chilean Cristian Garín is scheduled for Thursday; and the German Yannick Hanfmann and the Argentine Mariano Navone.

Before the rain appeared in the capital of Fluminense, another Argentine, Francisco Cerundolofourth favorite in the Rio tournament, reached the quarterfinals by defeating Spanish Albert Ramos in a resounding 6-2, 6-1.

In one of the pending matches from the previous round, Brazilian João Fonseca produced a shock and eliminated Frenchman Arthur Fils, seventh favorite and called to do great things on the ATP circuit at the age of 19, in two sets and includes a donut. : 6-0 and 6-4.

The Rio de Janeiro Open, only ATP 500 tournament in South America, It lost its first seed the day before with the farewell of Spaniard Carlos Alcaraznumber two in the world and had to withdraw from his match against Brazilian Thiago Monteiro after twisting his ankle the first time.

Now the top favorite to win the competition in Brazil is British Cameron NorrieWHO won last year after defeating Alcaraz in the final.

Source: La Verdad


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