Cordoba Open 2023: Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Manuel Cerundolo – Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction


Top seed Diego Schwartzman locks horns with compatriot Juan Manuel Cerundolo in the round of 16 of the 2023 Cordoba Open.

Diego Schwartzman net worth
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – MARCH 4: Diego Schwartzman of Argentina celebrates after winning a point in his singles match against Tomas Machac of the Czech Republic during the 2022 Davis Cup 1st Qualifier Round between Argentina and Czech Republic at Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on March 4, 2022, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

Diego Schwartzman

The Argentine veteran was supposed to play in the inaugural United Cup to begin the season but an injury forced him to pull out. He returned at the ASB Classic and lost the first set of the first round against Jenson Brooksby. Schwartzman was forced to retire in the second set owing to a thigh injury.

In the Australian Open, Schwartzman entered as the 23rd seed and defeated Oleksii Krutykh in the first round. In the second round, he was comprehensively beaten by J.J. Wolf in straight sets. In the doubles event, Schwartzman teamed up with Federico Coria and lost in the first round against Luke Saville and Alex Bolt.

Juan Manuel Cerundolo

It has been a whirlwind start to the season for the 21-year-old. Cerundolo has already bagged a couple of Challenger titles this season. He began by bagging a Challenger title in Tigre, Argentina. He followed it up with another title win in Tigre in another tournament. Before coming to play in the Cordoba Open, Cerundolo lost in the quarterfinals of a Challenger event in Concepcion, Chile.

Juan Manuel Cerundolo

In the Cordoba Open, Cerundolo faced Pablo Andujar in the first round. The Spaniard retired while trailing 4-6, 0-1. This was the 10th win for the Argentine at the ATP level.

Head-to-Head and Prediction

Diego Schwartzman and Juan Manuel Cerundolo are yet to face each other. Therefore, the head-to-head scoreline currently stands at 0-0.

Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in straight sets.

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