Colombia shouts it. The young María Camila Osorio Serrano (94 °) made his debut in the All England main draw with a huge victory against Anna Kalinskaya (109th) by 1-6, 6-0 and 6-4 to advance to the second round on the turf of Wimbledon.
The one born in Cúcuta, who in 2021 won her first title on the WTA circuit by winning in Bogotá, continues to make great history in South American tennis. With this triumph against the European, the 19-year-old tennis player becomes the first Colombian to win at Wimbledon in her first match in a main draw. In addition, it is the first victory for a player from her country on British turf since her compatriot Mariana Duque did it in the 2015 edition.
Osorio became the first racket in his country to defeat a Russian tennis player in a main draw Grand Slam since Catalina Castaño did it at the 2006 Australian Open against Vera Dushevina.
His next rival will be another Russian, since Ekaterina Alexsandrova (36 °) She waits for her in the next round after leaving the German Laura Siegemund (54th) on the road 6-1, 6-3. The meeting will take place on next Wednesday and it will be the first confrontation between both players.