Debut victory for Alejandro Gonzalez in the US Open qualifier


Alejandro Gonzalez, the first of Colombians in action in the qualifying round of the US Open, sealed with victory Tuesday his debut in the fourth Grand Slam of the season, which will be played from August 29 to November 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, United States.



The national tennis player, sponsored by the Argos Group, won the first round to Italian Luca Vanni (165 °) with partial 6-4, 6-3 in 1 hour and 27 minutes, which meant the second European to win against three games.

A González (158th) took just five breaks to triumph over Vanni, who this year recorded a title in the Open Castilla y León (Spain) and the quarterfinals in the Challengers of Recanati and Todi, both in Italy.

The next opponent for the second best male country racket will be the Spanish Albert Montanes (135th), number 21 seed, who in the day left on the way to Australian Benjamin Mitchell 6-1, 6-2.

The history between Gonzalez and it leads the Iberian Montanes 1-0 duel that occurred in the Challenger Monza (Italy) 2012 and won 7-5, 6-3.

For 'Gonzo' the aim will be overcome for the second time US Open qualifier, milestone achieved last year after leaving the road to the US Marcos Giron, Romanian Marius Copil and Argentine Facundo Bagnis.

On Wednesday, meanwhile, will be the debut of the other two Colombians in action: Santiago Giraldo (132nd), the Colsanitas Team, will face the Salvadoran Marcelo Arévalo (181st) and Eduardo Struvay (195th) against the US Jared Donaldson (122nd) . Read here: Defined Colombian rivals in the qualifying round of the US Open .

It is worth remembering that three Colombians and have direct berth in the main tables of the US Open: Women's singles Mariana Duque and possibly double feminine and Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah in men's doubles.

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