Due to the decline of Cagla Buyukakcay from Turkey, Lourdes Carlé managed to enter the main draw of the WTA 125K Argentina Open. It will be the only Argentine that enters directly and joins the guests Solana Sierra and Jazmín Ortenzi. A nod from the tournament is still expected for Victoria Bosio.
It should be noted that Nadia Podoroska was discharged due to injury and lAndorran 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.
Argentina did not have a competition of the highest international professional circuit for women for 34 years, when Gabriela Sabatini obtained the title, in 1987.
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 classification of 8 tennis players in singles, and it will have a capacity of 50%.