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Varillas advances smoothly to the fourth quarter of the Lima Challenger

Lima, October 28, 2021Updated 10/28/2021 11:20 pm

At a steady pace. Juan Pablo Varillas added another victory in the Lima Challenger Copa Claro 2021, where he beat Argentine Andrea Collarini on Thursday and entered the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Our first racket dominated the match and won without problems 2-0 (6-2 and 6-1) at the Terrazas de Miraflores club. Now he will look for a place in the semifinals against Tomás Etcheverry, also from Argentina, who beat the Dutch Jesper de Jong 2-0 (5-7 and 4-6).

Varillas, ranked 129th in the ATP rankings, had just debuted with another resounding victory against Serbian Pedja Krstin (6-3 and 6-1).

It was very different compared to Tuesday, in terms of feelings on the court, hitting him very well, aggressive all the time. I imposed my game from the beginning and I think it was reflected in the result”, He opined on his victory against Collarini.

The next challenge for the national tennis player will be this Friday, at 6:00 in the afternoon, for the quarterfinals of the ATP Lima Challenger II.

Etcheverry “he is a very tough rival”, Acknowledged Varillas. “I think it is one of the most constant in the Challenger of South America and the world. It comes with a lot of won matches on top. It’s going to be a battle”He declared.

Becoming champion at home is a goal for ‘Juanpi’, who dropped out of the XVII Challenger Ciudad de Guayaquil, which will be played between October 31 and November 7 in Ecuador.


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