Third and last step taken successfully. Nadia Podoroska triumphed again in Palermo and passed the qualification of the Italian WTA.
Now, the Argentine (No. 172 WTA) went from less to more and beat the French Oceane Dodin (No. 116) by 2-6, 6-4 and 6-3.
In this way, it will be the only non-European in the main draw of a very particular tournament that has measures according to these times. In fact, one player tested positive for the COVID-19. The identity of the player, who had no symptoms and who is logically not from the game in the tournament, was not revealed.
It should be remembered that, on the return to the official competitions in this tournament that distributes $ 200,000 in prizes and is played on clay, on Saturday, Rosario, classified to the Tokyo Olympics, started with victory against the Hungarian Reka -Luka Jani (201st) and then defeated Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure (No. 122).
Facing the main draw, resignations were the order of the day in the Italian tournament: those already known from Simona Halep and Johanna Konta were joined by those of Jelena Ostapenko, Anastasija Sevastova, Iga Swiatek and Karolina Muchova.