Juan Pablo Varillas Pulls Off Miraculous Comeback to Reach French Open Third Round

Juan Pablo Varillas is Roland (Garros) along…

The 27-year-old Peruvian professional tennis player pulled off a miraculous comeback at the French Open to beat Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut, the No 19 seed, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1.

With the victory, Varillas has moved on to the third round at Roland Garros, his best performance ever at a Grand Slam tournament.

Varillas, ranked No 94, will next face Hubert Hurkacz, the No 13 seed.

In the first round, Varillas defeated Chinese qualifier Juncheng Shang (4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1).

He previously lost in the first round at this year’s Australian Open in his maiden appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament.

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