John Paul Varillas is measured beforehand Alexander Zverev for the first round of the peloton of Australian Open 2023. The Peruvian tennis player qualified for this stage after the draw among the “lucky losers” in which he was selected and will face a tough opponent. ‘In John’ You’re going to be in a big tournament and you’ll have a world-class contender.
The Inca athlete started his journey at the Australian Open against the Italian Robert Marcora (#685), with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 win. Later it was measured with the Canadian Alexis Galarneau (#206) and triumphed 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. with japanese Yosuke Watanuki (#138) was defeated 6-3, 6-4 in less than two hours. However, due to a better ATP ranking, he entered the main stage by a draw.
In the preview of the match between the two tennis players, Alexander Zverev referred to the level of his rival Juan Pablo Varillas. “I saw him play against the FAA in Paris once and then I couldn’t see him because I was off the tour. He climbed the rankings quite quickly last year and had some good results on clay.”
“But the most important thing is to concentrate on myself, to get in shape and every opponent is important for that,” emphasized the former second in the world rankings.
Juan Pablo Varillas is the highest ranked tennis player on Team Peru. Photo: TAM TV/Kevin Santamaria
Stangen vs Zverev: date, time and channel
The duel between Juan Pablo Varillas vs Alexander Zverev It is given by the first phase of the Australian Open in Melbourne. The Peruvian tennis player and the German will clash in the early morning of Tuesday, January 17 at 1:00 a.m. (Peruvian time). The game will be broadcast over the ESPN signal via Star Plus. In addition, you can follow every minute on the La República Deportes website.