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Latin American tennis players meet rivals in Miami Master 1000

Washington, March 18 (Prensa Latina) The eight Latin American tennis players who will participate in the Miami Master 1000 today met their first rivals after the main draw.

Five Argentines, two Chileans and one Colombian, will seek to advance to the final stages in one of the most prestigious tournaments of the season, and one of the few (in addition to the Grand Slams) that has a main draw of more than 64 players with a duration that extends more than a week.

Thus, Sebastián Báez from Buenos Aires (number 19 in the world ranking) will face the winner of the match between the local Marcos Giron and the German Dominik Koepfer, while the also White and Blue Francisco Cerúndolo (21) will compete with the winner of the duel between the Austrian Sebastian Ofner and the Japanese Kei Nishikori.

Tomás Etcheverry (30) from La Plata, Argentina will face the British Andy Murray or the Italian Matteo Berrettini in the second phase, Facundo Díaz Acosta (55) will go against Australian Alexei Popyrin and the Cordoban Pedro Cachín (79) will clash against a player from the classification.

For his part, the Chilean Nicolás Jarry (23) will face the British Jack Draper or the Japanese Taro Daniel and his compatriot Alejandro Tabilo (44) will fight against another tennis player from the qualifying stage.

Finally, the Colombian Daniel Elahi Galán (84) will have a difficult time in his duel against the Kazakh Alexander Shevchenko.

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