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VICTORIA JIMENEZ KASINTSEVA AND SOLANA SIERRA PLAY QUARTER-FINALS IN THE ITF JUNIOR US OPEN

The world number one in the ITF Junior rankings came from a set down to defeat Bulgaria’s Jana Kolodynska 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4 in a long and intense match. Vicky will face American Robin Montgomery at 18:00 GMT for a place in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Argentina’s Solana Sierra will also be looking for a ticket to the semi-finals of the US Open Junior after defeating Britain’s Matilda Mutavdzic yesterday in three sets (3-6, 6-4, 7-6) and will face Elvina Kalieva of the United States today at 18:00 GMT. If Jimenez Kasintseva and Sierra win their quarter-final matches we would have a semifinal of Tennium players at the US Open Junior 2021.

The Andorran tennis player also continues her way in the doubles draw together with the Spanish Ane Mintegi. They will play their quarter-final match at 20:00 GMT against the Czech sisters Linda and Brenda Fruhvirtova.

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PODOROSKA CONFIRMED HER PARTICIPATION IN THE ARGENTINA OPEN

Nadia Podoroska confirmed her participation in the Argentina Open WTA 125K, which will take place between October 31 and November 7 at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club. It will mark the return of the top international circuit to Argentina after 34 years.

Speaking to the sports newspaper Olé, the Rosario native said: “I’m already excited about the fact that the tournament is held, and that women’s tennis is being talked about again in Argentina. It is something very important for women’s tennis in general. I am very happy that Martin (Jaite) and all his people have opted for women’s tennis. Obviously, I’m very excited to go, I’m going to participate, it’s confirmed. I hope to arrive in the best way, that there is a lot of fans, and that many people can enjoy it. And above all that, there can be many Argentines in the draw”.

Regarding the development of women’s tennis in Argentina and in the region, Podoroska said: “That a WTA is made is something important.”

The event will distribute 115,000 dollars in prize money and the champion will obtain 160 points for the ranking. The Argentina Open will have a singles main draw of 32 players and 16 doubles pairs, and a classification of 8 tennis players in singles.

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TENNIUM’S ARGENTINA AND MONTEVIDEO OPEN WTA DATES ARE CONFIRMED

The WTA Tour added the date of the Argentina Open WTA 125k to its official calendar, which will take place between October 31 and November 7, at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club.

The women’s tournament, like the men’s version of the ATP Tour, belongs to and is organized by Tennium, which also joins the women’s circuit with the Montevideo Open, another WTA 125k competition that will be held between November 7 and 15, in the Carrasco Lawn Tennis Club. Thus, Tennium has added two tournaments to the highest level of the international women’s circuit.

“It is very important for Tennium, as a global sports company, to add these two women events to our portfolio, in addition to the one that will be held in Valencia during this month. This shows the solidity of Tennium who adds these tournaments to the management of several of the best players in the world and promising figures, as well as Marta Marrero in paddle”, said Martín Hughes, partner and executive director of Tennium Latin America.