Among the new elite couples in the men’s team, only Sanyo Gutiérrez and Agustín Tapia have reached the semifinals at the Open de Menorca. In the feminine the two that have been exchanged, Marta Ortega and Beatris González, and Marta Marrero and Lucia Sainz, They will also be in the semifinals and will face each other this Saturday, although the absences due to injury of the couples Ari Sánchez-Paula Josemaría and the Alayeto Twins, lets think if these results would have been with the full picture.

Galán and Lebrón, solid numbers one, had no problems against Migueles, Lamperti and Yanguas: 6-2 and 7-5. They react when they need it, they cover a lot of track, and they cause errors in their rivals that they demand the most. Well, this Saturday they will have to deal with Sanyo and Tapia, an exam for the Argentines, with aspirations in Menorca, and who beat Momo González and Javi Ruiz by 6-3 and 7-5.

In the other semifinal, a rematch of the final in Sardinia won by Ale Ruiz and Franco Stupaczuk against Di Nenno and Navarro. In the only men’s three-set match of these quarters, which could well have been a final, Ruiz and Stupa dismounted Tello and Chingotto in a match with too many alternatives: 6-1, 2-6 and 6-3. Paquito Navarro and Di Nenno clearly won to Coki Nieto and Allemandi by 6-2 and 6-4 maintaining the form that they already showed in the month of September.

In the women’s team, the most uncertain match on paper faced Delfina Brea and Tamara Icardo with Aranzazu Osoro and Victoria Iglesias. A blow to the head against the glass of Osoro to save a ball ended in his withdrawal and visit to the Argentine hospital in what was being an intense match: 6-1, 2-6 and with 5-5 on the scoreboard , common what Tamara and Delfina advance, that this saturday They open the day at 10:00 (Gol Tv) in front of Alejandra Salazar and Gemma Triay, the home player, who passed over Carolina Navarro and Eli Amatriain with a double 6-3.

In the semifinal of the morbid, because until now the Martas played together on the one hand and Beatriz González and Lucia Sainz on the other, and now they face each other for the first time (Marrero with Sainz, Ortega’s two ex-partners; and González with Ortega), Bea and Martita had a bad start against the Portuguese Ana Nogueira and Sofia Araujo, but they resumed the match: 2-6, 6-1 and 6-2. Marreto and Sainz went through the fast track against Marta Talaván and Lorena Rufo: 6-1 and 6-2.


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