The Salinas 2 Challenger continues with its action and the two semifinal matches that will be played on Saturday at the Salinas Golf & Tennis Club and which can be seen on ESPN have been defined. And there will be a full presence of South Americans, with the Chilean Nicolás Jarry, the local Emilio Gómez and the Argentines Agustín Velotti and Thiago Tirante.
In the first turn the local credit, Emilio Gómez, son of the legendary Andrés, 1990 Roland Garros champion, celebrated in front of his people. The host defeated the Japanese Hiroki Moriya 6-1, 6-4.
In this way he accesses a semifinal for the second time in the year. His rival on Saturday will be Tirante who beat American JC Aragone 6-4, 4-6 and 6-1 in just over two hours of play.
The other semifinal will be played by Jarry who again defeated Colombian Nicolás Mejía 6-1 and 6-2. His rival on Saturday will be Velotti, who beat American Kevin King 6-3.
Jarry, after winning the title at the Salinas 1 Challenger, the first in two years and after his doping sanction, extended his impressive streak to 8 consecutive wins and without losing any set.
With this new triumph, Jarry now added 8 wins in a row and 16 sets won in a row. In addition, he will once again add valuable points that will put him close to 339th place, continuing his meteoric rise.