Uruguay Open: Hugo Dellien and Juan Ignacio Lóndero are the finalists

Waiting to know the new champion of the Uruguay Open ends today in the Carrasco Lawn Tennis. After the end of the doubles category, the expected semifinals of the singles tennis players began.

The first place in the definition went to the 28-year-old Bolivian Hugo Dellien, seventh seeded. After a highly fought match against the favorite of the tournament: the Argentine Federico Coria (29 years old), Dellien, number 130 according to ATP parameters, won 2-6, 7-6 and 7-6 after three hours and 16 minutes of play.

Federico Coria fell in the semifinals of the Uruguay Open.  Photo: Marcelo Bonjour.
Federico Coria fell in the semifinals of the Uruguay Open. Photo: Marcelo Bonjour.

Today Dellien is once again part of the definition of this contest, after being a finalist in 2014 of the contest that was left in the hands of the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

“I am happy to enjoy myself, to feel good and to compete in the best way. That is the most important thing for me at this moment ”, the Bolivian had said prior to the tournament, and it is that he has achieved more than that, now he is also in the final.

The other finalist opted for the Argentine’s victory Juan Ignacio Londero, 159 of the ATP ranking, against the Spanish and champion of the last edition Jaume Munar (who is ranked 89th in the ranking). The albiceleste won by 0-6 and a double 6-4 in 2 hours and six minutes of play.

Jaume Munar at Uruguay Open 2021, Photo: Uruguay Open Press
Jaume Munar at Uruguay Open 2021, Photo: Uruguay Open Press

Local stakes

Francisco Llanes, 19, who also represented Uruguay in the Davis Cup with Ignacio Carou and Martín Cuevas, was another Uruguayan who participated in the tournament, but said goodbye to him against Hugo Dellien last Tuesday on his debut.

In the doubles category, he reached the round of 16 with his playing partner, the 21-year-old Uruguayan Franco Roncadelli. There they fell to Argentine Guido Andreozzi and Juan Pablo Ficovich 4-6, 6-3 and 10-4.

Something happened to Martín Cuevas to simulate Toto Llanes and could not advance from the first round at the Uruguay Open after suffering a defeat at the hands of Argentine Juan Pablo Ficovich.

To attend the final

Pizza, beer, hamburgers, potatoes, sports shops, physical and mental games, live music and DJs are part of the Uruguay Open 20th anniversary party and are located in the surroundings of the Carrasco Lawn Tennis. All these activities are ideal to pass the time before, during and after watching the Montevideo Challenger Finals and to get there you just have to walk a few steps to the nearest street: Eduardo Couture.

Tickets for the finals are on sale at TickAntel. The cost of each is $ 500. It should be remembered that in order to attend, you must present a certificate of vaccination against the coronavirus with the two doses and at least 14 days of immunization.

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Uruguay Open: Hugo Dellien and Juan Ignacio Lóndero are the finalists

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