Nico is home!
Nicolas Massú (35º) this Monday arrived to the country, after reaching the third round of Roland Garros, where he fell in four sets before Swiss Roger Federer (1º).
To his arrival, the viñamarino was shown satisfied with he carried out in the second one Grand Slam of the season, where he beat Belgian Xavier Malisse andBelorussian Max Mirnyi.
Besides, the second national racquet qualified as "positive" his action in the first part of the season.
"I have completed my expectations. In some tournaments was me well, in other not so much, but last year I finished in the position 67 and now I am 35".
Massú won this year the tournament of Costa do Sauipe (Brazil) and was a finalist in Casablanca, falling in the Moroccan clay before Italian Daniele Bracciali, and Vina del Mar, where inclined front of Argentine José Acasuso.
The Olympic champion clarified that could have scaled still more in the world classification, but finally the drawings did not favor it in some tournaments.
"In the last important tournaments always they touched me rival that were among the ten first. Once I lost with the 6º, later with the 10º and now last with Federer", asserted.
The pupilo of Gabriel Markus confirmed in the opportunity that at the end of month will be measured in an exhibition game, in the Tortuga de Talcahuano, al former number one of the world and present leader of the circuit of veterans, Marcelo Rios.
Now, el "Vampire" will test his luck in the exhibition of Buckhinghamshire, important subject to the third Grand Slam of the season, Wimbledon, that will be played since June 26 in England.
The viñamarino only defends second round in the English grass, for which any greater advance would be translated in an ascent in the ranking.