Ariana Sanchez and Paula Josemaria won their seventh face-to-face of the season (out of seven meetings) against Tamara Icardo and Virginia Riera this afternoon in the quarter-final of the World Padel Tour Final Master
But nothing was easy for the number 1s who, after starting the match perfectly, experienced a big relaxation which allowed their opponents to return to the match.
While they seemed at the bottom of the bucket after losing the first set 6/1, Tamara Icardo and Virginia Riera showed a completely different side on the track at Palau Sant Jordi. Completely released after broken During the first game of the second set, the outsiders took advantage of unusual mistakes from their opponents, notably Sanchez, to gain the upper hand in the match. Manhandled as rarely, Ari and Paula conceded a 6/1 which put the two pairs back on an equal footing.
In great difficulty at times, Angel Gonzalez's players were able to show why they dominated the padel world this season. Battling to find sensations in the wake of a more inspired Josemaria, the players of the Team Head were able to be solid at the best time to win a third set which was the most balanced of the match: 6/4.
A success which allows the number 1s to qualify for the last four. They will have another big match to play on Saturday against Bea Gonzalez and Delfi Brea, who were impeccable this morning.
Now for the last match of the day on Canal Plus Sport 360 : Coello / Tapia vs Sanyo / Yanguas.
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