A stage is finished. The Spanish Carla Suarez Navarro Y Garbiñe Muguruza I know they fired of Tokyo 2020 after falling into the first round of the female doubles before the Swiss couple made up of Belinda Bencic Y Viktorija Golubic. With this defeat, Carla already has her sights set on him US Open, the last Grand Slam of the season that will begin on August 30. In the cement of New York, the current No. 205 in the world he will say goodbye to the sport in which so many joys distributed.
After falling for 3-6, 6-1 and 11-9 (they had a match point the supermarket tie break of the third set), Muguruza He could not hide his tears and was moved when he spoke. ” I will miss Carla very much. He is a fantastic person, I am very sad that he is retiring. I wish I played longer. He’s too good a person”, stated the current N ° 9 of the WTA ranking to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) at the end of the meeting.
Suárez Navarro also participated in the Olympic women’s singles: in their first round match they beat Ons Jabeur 6-4 and 6-1; although he ended up falling in the next instance against Karolina Pliskova by 6-3, 6-7 (0) and 6-1.
Carla had returned to the professional circuit at Roland Garros after beat a cancer That kept her away from the tennis courts. Her last tournament before Tokyo 2020 had been Wimbledon, where she lost in the first round to world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty 6-1, 6-7 (1) and 6-1.
At the end of her doubles match, the 32-year-old Las Palmas-born told the ITF: “We are sad because it was our last game together. We didn’t want it to be in this round. But things happen as they do. ”
His last tournament will be the United States Open. There, the Spanish will put a finishing touch to a career in which she became N ° 6 in the ranking and where did you get two WTA titles.