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Chile Open: Monteiro sets up Munar clash in quarter-finals

Monteiro won against Marco Cecchinato 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday

Thiago Monteiro Thiago Monteiro | AI / Reuters / Panoramic
Movistar Chile Open •Round of 16 • completed
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Brazilian Thiago Monteiro advanced to the last eight of the Chile Open by winning against Italian Marco Cecchinato 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 at the Club Universidad Católica de San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago on Wednesday.

The Brazilian edged out Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas, the No 5 seed (7-5, 4-6, 7-5) in the previous round of the Santiago Open.

Cecchinato, ranked No 91, edged out Argentinian Facundo Bagnis (6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (3)) earlier in the week.

Monteiro, ranked No 84 in the world, will play Spaniard Jaume Munar next. Munar upset top seed Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets in another second round encounter.

Santiago ATP250, other second-round matches (Club Universidad Católica de San Carlos de Apoquindo, clay, USD 642,735):

  • Jaume Munar beat Lorenzo Musetti (1): 6-4, 6-4
  • Yannick Hanfmann (Q) beat Roberto Carballes Baena: 7-6 (6), 6-2
  • Cristian Garin vs. Sebastian Baez
  • Tomas Martin Etcheverry vs. Francisco Cerundolo
  • Laslo Djere vs. Riccardo Bonadio
  • Juan Manuel Cerundolo vs. Dusan Lajovic
  • Diego Schwartzman vs. Nicolas Jarry
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