Schwartzman falls to promising young Korda in Miami

The 'Peque' could not with the young American tennis player, who was more effective with his service and says goodbye to the Miami Masters in the round of 16.


The American Sebastian Korda has beaten Argentine Diego Schwartzman, seeded number 5, in three sets 6-3, 4-6 and 7-5 in the round of 16 of the Miami Masters 1000 tennis tournament.

Korda, 20 years old and 87th in the world in the ATP rankings, has surpassed Schwartzman, current number 5 and 28 years old, in what has meant one of the most important victories of his tennis career.

With eight direct aces by Korda, by 1 by the Argentine, and with 108 points won by 96, with 5 double faults each, the match was very even until the final part of it in which he opted in favor of the American player for the smallest advantage in the 7 to 5.

Sebastian Korda will meet Russian Andrey Rublev, fourth seed for the title, in the quarterfinals, who beat Croatian Marin Cilic 6-4.

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