This Sunday, the final of World Padel Tour Madrid Master pitted the formidable Paula Josemaria and Ariana Sanchez against Gemma Triay and Marta Ortega. The clash promised to be exciting, the Triay/Ortega duo, in great form since the start of the season, seeming more and more capable of destabilizing the number ones. However, the obstacle was still too great for them this afternoon.
The Favorites Get a Strong Start
From the start, the native of Reus and her partner imposed their rhythm in the first set. The two Spaniards play aggressively and give their opponents no chance. Since the start of the competition, Ariana and Paula have mercilessly dominated and demonstrated their supremacy on the circuit. Today was no exception, and it was Gemma and Martita who suffered the consequences. Despite a remarkable performance from the Madrilenian and her teammate, it was the number 1s who won the first round.
Victory of Mental Perseverance
Returning to the field, the Minorcans and the Madrilenians are more determined than ever to reverse the trend and balance the score. More aggressive than in the first exchanges, the Triay/Ortega pair returns to the match. The four athletes exchanged blow for blow, and, neck and neck during several games, it was during the tie break of the second set that the two teams challenged each other to determine which would win this confrontation. Finally, thanks to greater mental strength, Ariana Sanchez and Paula Josemaria left the Spanish capital with a new title, their eleventh on the circuit. World Padel Tour.
Final score: 6/3 - 7/6
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