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Pair of doubles win ticos

Submitted by on March 7, 2012 – 3:03 pmNo Comment | 491 views

Jose Ignacio Morales and Alvaro Riveros yesterday gave great joy to the Costa Rican courts, when they got their first victory in the tournament policy Costa Rica Bowl. Costa Rica

Morales and Riveros were imposed by the score of 3-6, 6-3 and 11-9 to the couple planted at number one, made by Mexicans Santiago Muñoz and Alan Nunez on court number one in the Costa Rica Tennis Club, in Sabana Sur .

Today both will compete in doubles Luke Gamble (USA) and Rafael Orantes (El Salvador), who won 6-4, 7-6 (6) and 10-5 to Gian Issa (Suriname) and Diego Omar Nunez (Mexico) .

This was the best news for the Ticos, after two days. On Monday, seven were eliminated Rican who played in singles. The latest was Jose Pablo Gil, who lost to the Mexican José Aramburu Ivar, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4.

Gil is the only one of the natives who entered the main key of the event by Rank (ranked 408), since the other received a letter of invitation. Meanwhile, Aramburu is the sixth seed, as it is in the hierarchy 272.

Yesterday also lost two pairs of Ticos. Josef Altmann and Daniel Gutierrez were defeated by the Chinese and American Yifan Dang Ognjen Samardzic, 6-4, 6-4.

Then Mariella Raventós Juli Calderon and fell to the Belgian and Finnish Britt Geukens Piirtola Petra, with slate of 7-5, 7-6 (4).

At the end he played another Costa Rican Jose Pablo Gil, who is paired with the Mexican Eduardo Bringold. Sebastian faced Penaloza (Chile) and Rolando Torrellas (Venezuela), seeded number three.

The big surprise of the day yesterday was the elimination of second seed in singles, Argentine Arconada Jordi (Rank 195 of the place) at the hands of U.S. Ciro Riccardi, 6-4, 7-5.

Riccardi, who became the key from the qualifying round, will face today in the Bahamian Kevin Major, it eliminated the Belgian Jeroen Royakkers, 7-6 (2), 6-3.

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