The Portuguese tennis player Frederico Silva qualified for the first time, this Wednesday, for the main frame of the Australian Open.
In the final qualifying round, the 182nd place in the ATP ranking defeated the Frenchman Grégoire Barrère, number 110 in the world and first seed, in two sets, by the 6-3 and 6-4 partials.
Thus, Portugal will have, for the first time in history, three tennis players in the men’s team of a Grand Slam tournament. Frederico Silva joins João and Pedro Sousa, who had direct entry. The Australian Open, the first major of the year, takes place between 8 and 21 February.
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