At 34, Novak Djokovic is the leading figure in tennis worldwide. In fact, with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer lower in the ranking, no one seems to threaten the Serb’s hegemony.
In this way, what happens outside the top ten can be made more interesting, where there are several Latino tennis players who hope to improve their position in the world ranking. Two of them, in fact, are already among the top twenty in the ranking.
This is a list of some of the Latino tennis players to watch out for in 2022:
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The Argentine has been one of the most interesting Latino players in recent years. He is currently ranked 13th in the ATP rankings, so next season he will do his best to enter the select group of the top 10.
In his career, Schwartzman has won four titles and his best ranking is eighth. According to experts, the “Enano” appears as the successor of Juan Martín del Potro.
The Chilean tennis player has had significant growth in recent seasons. He is currently 17th in the ranking, which is the best placement of his career, which began in 2011.
In 2021 he won his last title, staying with the ATP 250 in Santiago. This same year he also qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, but later declined to participate.
This 31-year-old Argentine is 44th in the ATP ranking. He has won two titles on the circuit and his best position has been 33 (2016 season).
Delbonis has defended his country on several occasions in the Davis Cup, in fact he was part of the team that won the title in 2016 after beating Croatia (3-2) in the final.
He is the first Uruguayan tennis player to enter the top 20 of the ATP ranking. Although he is 35 years old and 97th in the standings, Cuevas has managed to successfully enter the rich sports history of his country.
She had a 2021 marked by injuries, for the same reason, this next season she hopes to “face her with joy and continue in the fight”, as revealed in a recent interview.
The 27-year-old Brazilian reached 74th place in the 2017 season. He is now 89th with great expectations of getting closer to better places, also of adding his first title on the circuit.
He is currently the only Brazilian tennis player in the top 100, which is why he is the main card of his country where the historical Gustavo Kuerten stands out.
Bolivia does not have much tennis tradition, at least in the international arena. For the same reason, Hugo Dellien is worth paying attention to.
The 28-year-old managed to rank 72nd in January 2020, but this past year his performance dropped to 115.
Before turning professional, he managed to reach position 2 in the ITF junior ranking, which is why he is considered one of the most promising Bolivian tennis players of this time.
The Peruvian has just had his best season and was ranked 117th this year. You are now 129.
He is the best Peruvian tennis player today and has defended his country on several occasions in the Davis Cup.
He was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia, in 1996. He is currently in 120th place in the rankings and reached his best position in November when he reached 102.
In 2020 he gave the surprise when he qualified for the third round of Roland Garros where he fell to number one, Novak Djokovic.
Another outstanding Argentine. It is currently number 63 in the rankings and reached 61 in August of this year.
He has been a professional since 2010 and has yet to get a title (he only has three Challengers). This year he participated in the Tokyo Olympics, where he lost to Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round.
He is the brother of former Argentine tennis player Guillermo Coria.