Female talent is exhibited in a premiere for history at the Open de La Rioja

The women’s competition has begun at the La Rioja Open of the World Padel Tour. The round of 32 They have opened the curtain on the women’s draw without the big favorites, exempt from this first round.

There have been no big surprises either. And yet, it has not been any day. The appearance of the players today in the imposing Super Dome has meant the premiere in Argentina of the female professional padel in the World Padel Tour era.

The milestone, produced today March 8, breaks with such an unusual absence in the South American giant after a decade of competition.

Calm in the first women’s round of La Rioja Open

In the sporting aspect, it has been a day of relative calm for the couples with the highest ranking. With the first four seeds exempt until the round of 16, the interest of the day has been divided into various matches.

The main focus has illuminated the extreme suffering they have suffered Veronica Virseda and Barbara Las Heras to subdue the combative Marta Caparrós and Marta Barrera. The very young Andalusian duo has put their rivals against the ropes and has demanded a certified comeback from them on the wire in the only duel that has needed a third set (3-6, 6-3 and 7-6).

In the rest of the day, the solvent triumph of the sisters Mapi and Majo Sánchez Alayeto on Alix Collombon and Carla Mesa (6-1 and 6-4); or the victory of Alejandra Alonso and Melania Merino against Ana Catarina Nogueira and Eli Amatriain (6-4 and 6-4).

Also noteworthy are the victories of Marta Talaván and Lorena Rufo on Carolina Navarro and Mari Carmen Villalba (6-3 and 7-5); and of Claudia Jensen and Jessica Castelló against Marina Guinart and Nuria Rodríguez (6-0 and 6-3).

By fast track they have managed to close their meetings as well Noa Canovas and Araceli Martinez against Carolina Orsi and Léa Godallier (6-1 and 6-3); and Claudia Fernandez and Julieta Bidahorria against Águeda Pérez and Sara Ruiz; in both cases, previous couples defeated.

The victories of Carmen Goenaga and Bea Caldera on Anna Cortiles and Sofía Saiz (7-5 ​​and 6-2); and of Teresa Navarro and Marina Martinez against Arantxa Soriano and Alicia Blanco (6-4 and 6-4).

On the other hand, there have been two WO who have qualified for the round of 16 directly to Lucia Sainz and Aranza Osoro; already Delfi Brea and Sofía Araújo.

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