Carreño does not raise his head and Verdasco and Ramos advance

The gijonés, who suffered a shoulder injury in February and does not pass the first round, lost with Shapovalov. The Spaniard beat Edmund and the Barcelonan, Monfils.

A Pablo Carreño is having a hard time finding himself again after the injury he suffered in his right shoulder and forced him to retire in Córdoba (Argentina) on February 6. In the 1000 Masters of Rome, it also fell in its premiere, as it did in Barcelona, Estoril and the Mutua Madrid Open. The gijonés, who has descended to the number 43 of the ranking, lost against Denis Shapovalov by 6-3 and 7-6 (5) . The Canadian will be the first rival of Novak Djokovic.


Fernando Verdasco achieved a hard-fought victory against Kyle Edmund to seal his pass to the second round of the 1000 Masters of Rome. The Spaniard beat the British Kyle Edmund by 4-6, 6-4 and 6-2 in 2h: 24.

In the decisive sleeve Verdasco put cruising speed by breaking up three times the serve of Edmund and retaining his service to be placed with 5-0 in favor. Despite not being able to close the match with his serve, the Madrilenian did not spare the first match ball he had to close the match by 6-2 . Verdasco will be cited now in the second round with the Austrian Dominic Thiem, fifth favorite to the title and recent semifinalist in the Mutua Madrid Open.

Also passed with solvency Albert Ramos, who defeated Gael Monfils by 6-3 and 6-1 in a little less from one hour. The Frenchman had to be attended to the right knee. Now, Ramos, who comes from defeating Jaume Munar and Bernard Tomic in the preliminary, will face the winner of Schawrtzman-Nishioka.

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