“I play the main draw“is the legend of the poster that held Jazmín Ortenzi after beating Victoria Bosio 6-2 and 2-0 (ret) in the final of the Pre-Tournament of the Argentina Open WTA 125K.
With this victory, the tennis player from Chilecito secured a place in the contest which will be played from October 31 to November 7, 2021, at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, and you will have your first experience in a WTA tournament.
It should be noted that the event will distribute 115 thousand dollars in prizes and the champion will obtain 160 points for the ranking. It will have a main singles draw of 32 players and 16 doubles pairs, in addition to a ranking of 8 tennis players in singles, and it will have a capacity of 50%.
Meanwhile, the Argentina Open Pre-Tournament it was an exclusive contest for Argentine tennis players that granted the champion an invitation to the main draw and an invitation to qualify for the finalist.
For her part, Nadia Podoroska heads the national competition and is the great favorite to win the title. Andorran Victoria Jiménez Kasintseva, just 16 years old and No. 1 in the junior world, it will be another of the players who receive an invitation.
Norma Baylon will be in charge of delivering the trophy to the champion of the first Argentina Open WTA 125K, on Sunday, November 7. Whoever it was was the first Top 10 that our country had, considered No. 4 in the world in 1966, in addition to having been the best Argentine tennis player for six consecutive seasons between 1962 and 1967.
It should be remembered that Argentina did not have a contest of the highest international professional female circuit for 34 years, when Gabriela Sabatini obtained the title, in 1987.