Nicholas Mejia, in the Columbus Challenger quarter-finals

Colombian tennis player Nicolas Mejia performs well at Columbus Challenger, Ohio (USA), since settled in the quarter-final stage After beating Australia’s Dane Kelly 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 this Wednesday in an exciting match, after one hour and 58 minutes of play. The Colsanitas member avenged what happened last week at Challenger in Cary, North Carolina also on US soil, falling 4-6 twice in the first round.

In the first group, the 21-year-old athlete looked flawlessAnd You did not give up his service And he took one of the four break options he created for the hike. The start of the second set seemed promising for ‘Nico’, as he had two options to break up, but neither of them was determined., this was a mental impulse for his opponent, who was a master and a master he left blank.

The start of the third group was equal, each athlete successfully defended his submission; In the fifth inning came the long-awaited break for the coffee paddle, and practically took control of the game, Because he won all the matches to conclude his fourth passage of the season to the stage of the best four in the tournament with these characteristics.Remember, he did this several times in Salinas (Ecuador) and again in Orlando, Florida (USA).

This result is especially valuable for Mejía, because he achieved it for the first time in a championship on cement and indoors; In search of the semi-finals, Australian national athlete Max Purcell awaits a match scheduled for Friday. If you win it, you will be guaranteed the best ATP ranking, although if you fall you can get it, but it depends on the results of other active athletes also this week.

Incidentally, Nicholas is the only Colombian tennis player still alive in this week’s Challenge Tournaments, Then Alejandro GomezAnd Alejandro Gonzalez And Cristian Rodriguez has been eliminated in Ambato (Ecuador). The national athlete, currently in box 295 of the ATP rankings, has the support of Colsanitas, Quixeto, Babolat and Gatorade; In addition to Gomez’s Tennis Academy in Naples, Florida (USA), where he is preparing to face various tournaments around the world.

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