Sebastian Baez, the shortest player on tour, wins the men’s professional tennis Rio Open

Sebastian Baez (30th, Argentina), the shortest player among active men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour players, has reached the top of the tour competition.

Baez defeated Mariano Navone (113th, Argentina) 2-0 (6-2 6-1)

in the singles final on the last day of the ATP Tour Rio Open (total prize money: $2,100,230)

held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 26th (Korean time) was completely defeated. 카지노

Its Baez, who is 170cm tall, is known to be the shortest player on the tour along with Yoshihito Nishioka (84th, Japan) and Diego Schwarzman (115th, Argentina).

Baez, born in 2000 and the youngest of the three,

has reached the top of the ATP Tour singles five times in his career.

The prize money for winning this competition is $392,775 (about 520 million won).

The four competitions Baez won previously were all in the 250 series,

and this Rio Open is a 500 series, one level higher.

Although tennis is not a sport where height is as important as basketball or volleyball,

it is true that taller players have an advantage, such as making stronger and angled serves.

As a junior, Baez finished second in the French Open Junior Singles in 2018,

and advanced to the third round (round of 32) of last year’s US Open and this year’s Australian Open in major competitions.

In the world rankings announced on the 26th, Baez is expected to rise to 21st, his personal best.

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