Thursday, February 17, 2011

Nicolas Almagro goes to the quarterfinals in Buenos Aires after beating Leonardo Mayer

The Murcia, at the conclusion of the party, spoke about the Canadian Milos Raonic, one of the greatest sensations of the circuit this season: "I am very fond of him and is growing by leaps and bounds. It will be discussed widely in the big tournaments"

Nicolas Almagro qualified for the quarterfinals of the tournament in Buenos Aires (Argentina) after beating Leonardo Mayer. Tommy Robredo and Albert Ramos, who face each other, try to emulate the Murcia.

Nicolas Almagro, top seed of the tournament, beat Leonardo Mayer local by an aggregate score of 6-7 (3), 6-1 and 6-3 after two hours and fifteen minutes of play in the clash that opened the day at Centre Court's Lawn Tennis Club in Buenos Aires. "It was a tough match but I'm happy because these are the ones that do grow," said Murcia EFE tennis, upset with some reactions from the local crowd that was cheering loudly, especially in the closing stages. "Mayer had several physical problems, of which I am glad you have recovered, and had to be as focused as possible. I'm in the right direction, I go on," he added.

The next opponent will duel Almagro faces Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay and Argentina's Jose Acasuso, one of the 'wild cards' of the tournament.
As regards the rest of the 'Navy' include the Spanish derby between Tommy Robredo, seeded sixth, and Albert Ramos, from the previous phase. It is recalled that Albert Montanes, fourth seed, has already qualified for the quarterfinals, which will rival Argentina's Juan Ignacio Chela, seeded eighth in the table.

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