Álex Ruiz and Momo González are a diesel couple, but safe and reliable, and in their third WPT tournament they are already in the semifinals, and boasting of forming the first Malaga duo that manages to reach so high and precisely in the Marbella Master, where today they have surpassed Paquito Navarro and Martín di Nenno, who did not enter the match and lost by a double 6-2, and were beaten out by the Malaga team.
And in the women’s box The surprise was signed by Bárbara las Heras and Verónica Vírseda, that cut short the aspirations of Lucía Sainz and Marta Marrero, two former number ones, whom they eliminated by a double 6-4. They will play their semifinal on Saturday against Victoria Iglesias and Arazazu Osoro, who on her birthday gave herself an unappealable victory against Thursday’s winners against Gemma Triay and Alejandra Salazar, Sofia Araujo and Marta Talaván, 6-3 and 6-0. In the other semifinal, Virginia Riera and Paty Llaguno, who lowered the hopes of Delfi Brea and Tamara Icardo (double 6-1), they will have as rivals (10:00 in the Plaza de Marbella) to Ari Sánchez and Paula Josemaría: double 6-1 against Carla Mesa and Claudia Jensen.
The men’s team from Malaga will have Tello and Chingotto as rivals in their semifinal, what They turned Lima and Stupaczuk around like a sock. Despite starting off losing 0-4, he righted the course with a huge Tello, joined by the hyperactive Chingotto, to win the match by a double 7-6.
The other semi-final is starting to be a classic. They were classified first Tapia and Sanyo, who initially overwhelmed Maxi Sánchez and Capra (6-1) and then suffered (7-6) in a match in which Sanyo did everything in his partner to replace his partner, who did not have his day. The other semi-finalists are Galán and Lebron who left out Coello and Belasteguín (6-3, 4-6 and 6-3) in a match that had everything, from the spectacle of the game of hitting and leaving the court, to the tactical, practical, severe game, to gain space and have better positions,