December 3, 2020

The final phase of the ITF Disa Gran Canaria comes into action

ITF Disa Gran Canaria Matchday 2 (11/17/20)

ITF Disa Gran Canaria Matchday 2 (11/17/20)

The ITF World Tennis Tour Disa Gran Canaria 2020 has closed its classification table. The six places for the main draw already have names, after a tough dispute for a gap on the road to the title. The Spanish Leyre Romero and Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers pass by, joining the Russian Oksana Selekhmeteva, the Brazilian Laura Pigossi, the Belgian Lara Salden, the Czech Anastasia Zarycka.

Spain has closed this main draw with the victory of its two players, the young Valencian tennis player Leyre Romero and the player from Palma de Mallorca Yvone Cavalle-Reimers, while Ángela Fita was eliminated in the final stretch of this climb to the coveted square.

The Valencian Romero, 18, started by losing her match, which she finally managed to come back after defeating the Chinese Adithya Karunaratne in a disputed three-set match. Romero closed 3-6 / 63 / 10-6 in her favor, eliminating the Hong Kong player from the competition. For her part, the Balearic Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers took her place in a Spanish match against the Valencian Angela Fita, which closed her chances of staying in the tournament. Cavalle-Reimers beat his rival with a 6-3 / 6-4, in a first set that already tipped the balance in his favor with a national duel in which he remained firm until the end.

The Spanish women will have to dispute their permanence in the main draw with the other four international players who have also obtained a place, in a day of full sun and blue sky at the Open Gran Canaria club nosolotenis de Lomo de Los Frailes.

Hard, long and very tight was the meeting between the British Katie Boulter against the Russian Oksana Selekhmeteva, which left the English, favorite of the qualifying, at the gates of the main draw with a fight 6-7 / 7-6 / 10- 5 for the 17-year-old Russian player.

On the other hand, the forecast did not fail with the Brazilian Laura Pigossi, number 3 in the qualifying, who beat the Dutch Eva Vedder with a tight first set at 6-4 and a comfortable 6-0 in the second, who thus lost her chance of continue in the game.

Belgian Lara Salden defeated French Emeline Dartron in the last qualifying round in a complex match for both in three sets. The Belgian started behind on the scoreboard, to give her best in a comeback that finally put the game in her favor with a 3-6 / 6-4 / 10-6.

The Czech Anastasia Zarycka had a comfortable victory against the Dutch Suzan Lamens, who did not have a chance falling from the standings with a 6-3 / 6-0 for the Czech. Although the game remained even in a first set, Zarycka soon put her game ahead, eliminating the Dutch in straight sets in her favor.

Starting pistol to the doubles

The third of the days of the ITF World Tennis Tour Disa Gran Canaria 2020 welcomed the first doubles matches, with an intense game that multiplied in speed and excitement with the qualifying pairs that were released today.

This was the case of the Spanish couple of Lucía Cortez and Julia Payola against the international duo of the Hungarian Reka-Luca Jani and the Mexican Ana Sofía Sánchez. Jani-Sánchez won the international tandem with a 7-5 / 6-3. The British couple Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls also won on this first day against the Brazilian-Swiss couple of Gabriela Ce and Conny Perrin with a 4-6 / 6-2 / 6-10.

The public returns

Today, the ITF World Tennis Tour Disa Gran Canaria 2020 has received authorization for the public to attend the Open Gran Canaria nosolotenis club, with the positive permission of the Canary Islands Health Service.

This, in addition to great news for tennis fans, is also a confirmation for the ITF Disa of a safe event that meets all the health, safety, control and prevention guarantees against Covid-19. The club is authorized and prepared to receive 100 people in its 11,000 square meters, in order to guarantee the interpersonal safety distance.


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