ATP Umag: for Marco Cecchinato another derby, against surprise Franco Agamenone

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Italian derby in Croatia

Victory against Sebastian Baez launched Franco Agamenone to the quarterfinals of the ATP tournament in Umag: however, the 29-year-old native of Rio Cuarto, naturalized Italian in 2020, does not want to stop impressing and is preparing to face Marco Cecchinato on Friday, in his second consecutive derby after beating Lorenzo Musetti in the round of 16.

Against the Carrarino, fresh from his triumph in Hamburg after the final won by Alcaraz, Cecchinato made his experience count, taking advantage of a few too many mistakes by his opponent. Experience that the Palermo native will try to bring to bear against Agamenone as well, who, however, is galvanized by his victory against a clay-court specialist like Baez.

Thus, the race for the 250 ATP points that the winner of the Umag tournament will assert in his ranking continues. The term ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) refers to the association that groups all male professional tennis players from all corners of the world.

The ATP’s primary task is to protect the interests of the players and also to organize essential services, such as, for example, the compilation of the world ranking, called the ATP ranking, and tournament planning.

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