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Re: KITZ! Hot Playing For Gold In Them Hills
Article in Radio Cooperativa:
The viñamarino will debut at approximately 11:00 in singles of the tournament of Kitzbühel, that brings him very good memories, front al Spanish Alex Calatrava.
Nicolas Massú (34º) confessed in the prior moments to its début of this Wednesday in Kitzbühel (Austria) that is a matter of one of his favorite tournaments, and with great confidence will face in the second rounds Spaniard Alex Calatrava (188º), left the classifications.
"He is a qualifier, so at least at first sight is seen well enough. I in the last three years have not descended of semifinals in Kitzbühel, is one of the tournaments that I like the most, where I do better and has always gone well for me", declared.
The statistics vouch for the words of the Olympic champion because in 2003 arrived at the finals in the Austrian clay, al following year achieved the title and last season reached the phase of the four better.
The encounter with Calatrava was planned in the fourth shift of the court 2, around the 11:00 hours (15:00 GMT) and will mark the premiere of the viñamarino, that by its condition of sixth head of series remained free in the first phase.
It will be the second collision of Massú with the Hispanic one, to whom conquered in Hong Kong 2001, for 2-6, 7-6 (5) and 6-3.
To achieve the victory, the number two national will be measured with the winner of the match among the Argentine Agustin Calleri (59º), also bye in the initial round and the local one Rainier Eitzinger (174º), benefited with a wild card, but that already surpassed the first phase.
In double, Massú (106º of the specialty) debuted successfully this Tuesday exactly next to Calleri (81º). The double South American defeated Martin Garcia (49º) and Sebastián Tight (26º), for 6-4 and 6-2.
In quarterfinals, they will face al winning duet of the collision of the Swiss Yves Allegro (38º) and the Swede Robert Lindstedt (35º) set against the Austrian Jurgen Melzer (25º) and Julian Knowle (27º), favorite seconds of the contest. (Cooperative.cl)