◼️ The Tower of Tandil defeated the young Australian Alex De Minaur 6-2 and 6-1 and will clash with David Ferrer in the third round of the first Masters 1000 of the year.
Juan Martin Del Potro stretched his momentum and debuted with a victory at dawn on Monday in the first Masters 1000 of the year, Indian Wells. The Argentine, 8th in the ATP ranking and 6th seed, defeated 6-2 and 6-1 Australian Alex De Minaur by 6-2 and 6-1, in just one hour and 10 minutes of play.
Delpo, who comes from being champion in the ATP 500 of Acapulco, had 5 aces and, although he didn’t have the best day with his serve (62% of first services) and suffered a break in the first set, he played at a high level to to crush his young rival, 19 years of age and 141th of the ranking.
The Torre de Tandil broke the youngster’s serve three times in the first set and two in the second, and closed after saving four break-points in the seventh game. Now, he will see the likes of the Spanish legend David Ferrer (33), with whom he has a record of six wins per side, the last match was a week ago, in the second round of Mexico, with Del Potro defeating the spaniard 6-4, 4-6 and 6-3.