Son of the champion with Argentina in Mexico 86, Jorge Burruchaga, will play at Roland Garros – La Opinion

Son of the champion with Argentina in Mexico 86, Jorge Burruchaga, will play at Roland Garros – La Opinion


Román Burruchaga, son of the Argentine soccer legend and champion with the Albiceleste in the 86 World Cup in Mexico, Jorge Burruchaga, qualified this Friday for the main draw of Roland Garros where the main figures of world tennis will be participating.

The 22-year-old Argentine tennis player achieved his first qualification for a Grand Slam, in this case the second of the current tennis season, after beating the Slovakian Jozef Kovalik (number 146 in the ATP ranking) in the third qualifying round with partials of 4-6, 7-6 and 6-4.

“I am very happy and very happy to have passed the ‘qualy’. It was a very tough match but I was able to get through it, there were three very hard-fought sets but I am very happy with the victory and now let’s enjoy what’s to come.”Román Burruchaga commented in an interview with ESPN after his victory.

The interview that Argentine Román Burruchaga gave to ESPN after his victory in the third qualifying round, which secured his place in the main draw at Roland Garros.

Román Burruchaga, who began his participation in the classifications of the clay tournament in Paris ranked 145th in the ATP, had just achieved good victories this week against the Chinese Juncheng Shang by 6-4 and 7-6 (7-5) and the Japanese Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-2 and 6-4.

“I was at my limit, but the key was to stay there throughout the match and that was what I did by winning the second set, which was very close, and in the third set it also got very tough, but I managed to win the match.”added the Argentine, analyzing what his victory was this Friday.

With its classification to the main draw of Roland Garros, the Argentine presence increases to a total of 10 representatives divided into seven in the men’s branch and another three in the women’s branch who will be fighting to go as far as possible in the contest that will be held until the 9th of June.

The Argentine Román Burruchaga during a moment of his match against the Slovakian Jozef Kovalik against whom he achieved his place in the main draw of Roland Garros.
The Argentine Román Burruchaga during a moment of his match against the Slovakian Jozef Kovalik against whom he qualified for the main draw of Roland Garros.
Credit: Dino García | Courtesy

Jorge Burruchaga congratulated his son

The author of the goal that gave the Argentine National Team victory in the final of the Mexico 86 World Cup against West Germany, did not miss the opportunity to congratulate his son Román for his classification to the main draw of Roland Garros, where He will be playing in a major for the first time in his career.

Not only did he do it in person, since the former Argentine soccer player is in Paris supporting his son, but he also took advantage of social networks to leave a brief but heartfelt message on his personal X account, formerly known as Twitter.

“Congratulations, Roman. Enjoy this entry to Roland Garros very much. Great joy”wrote Jorge Burruchaga in a publication that he accompanied with two images of his son during the match this Friday where he beat the Slovakian Jozef Kovalik.

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