MADRID, April 17, 2022
Pedro Cachin is the champion of the I Open Comunidad de Madrid. The World No. 212 emerged victorious from the all-Argentine singles final with Marco Trungelliti, winning 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-3.
On a sunny Easter Sunday morning and in front of about 1,000 spectators on Pista Central at the Club Campo Villa de Madrid, Cachin set the tone early and showed some incredible shot including a fantastic tweener in the opening set.
Pedro Cachin was on fire in the Madrid final. 🔥🔥
— ATP Challenger Tour (@ATPChallenger) April 17, 2022
Trungelliti started to find his rhythm in the second set, came from a break down and pushed the match the distance. Cachin, however, won 94 per cent of his first-service points in the third set and gained the decisive break in the eighth game to prevail after two hours and 17 minutes.
Pedro Cachín 🇦🇷 wins his 3rd ATP Challenger career title at the I Open Comunidad de Madrid 🇪🇸 beating Marco Trungelliti in three sets. #ATPChallenger #Madrid 🐻🍷@fedetenismadrid @ccvmoficial pic.twitter.com/nPnslfEivX
— Florian Heer (@Florian_Heer) April 17, 2022
“It was another difficult match at a great level. Playing a final is never easy,” Cachin told Tennis TourTalk. “I was able to solve the problems I had in the second set. I played very well here the entire week and had already enjoyed two good weeks before. I am very pleased with this title here and now it’s about to maintain the level.”
By lifting his third ATP Challenger career trophy, his first of the season, Cachin earned €6,190 in prize money as well as 80 ATP Ranking points. The 26-year-old from Cordoba is projected to crack the Top 200 again, going to be ranked World No. 174 on Monday, eight places below his personal best.