Despite the effort, the results were not the most positive. Juan Pablo Varillas failed to advance in the qualifying round of the US Open, the last Grand Slam of the season. The first national racket was defeated by Zizou Bergs by a set to two in an even and complicated match.
The Peruvian tennis player is in 124th place on the ATP, while the Belgian who managed to beat Varillas in the last round holds position 200. The tennis duel lasted for a period of two hours and twenty minutes with a total of three sets. .
The results were 2-6, 6-1 and 7-6 (5). When it seemed that everything was in the benefit of Juan Pablo Varillas given that he had a 5-2 advantage, the Belgian fought to recover reaching 6-6, plus the tie break, leaving the Peruvian in the US Open qualifiers.
Juan Pablo is the best Peruvian tennis player. He recently rose two more positions in the ATP rankings. Some of the other nationals on the list are Nicolás Álvarez (405), Jorge Panta (570) and Mauricio Echazú (683).
Varillas reached the US Open qualy, after representing Peru in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, a tournament where he was eliminated by Argentine Diego Schwartzman, in a match with partials of 7-5 and 6-4.
It should be noted that the most recent title achieved by Juanpa was the 2021 edition of the Challenger tournament in Biella in Italy, where he beat Argentine Guido Andreozzi in the final with two straight sets of 6-3 and 6-1.
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