Argentina Open Stars Attend Boca Juniors Victory
Before their first matches at the 2018 Argentina Open, Dominic Thiem, Diego Schwartzman, Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal visited the district of La Boca to watch 32-time national league football champions Boca Juniors.
The quartet, who interestingly could meet in the semi-finals of the doubles event, watched Boca Juniors defeat Temperley 1-0 and played a potential semi-final preview, in foot-tennis form, in front of a huge crowd.
Thiem and Boca Juniors fan Schwartzman, who will compete together in doubles alongside their singles campaigns, did not get their partnership off to the best of starts, as a lack of communication during their foot-tennis exhibition led to an unfortunate facial injury for the Argentine.
"[Our friendship] started years ago and it ended today from his side when I hit him [in the head] playing foot-tennis,” joked Thiem. “We both went to the ball, him with the head, and me with the knee... I hope he doesn't give it back to me in doubles.”