Alexandrova puts an end to the hopes of Párrizas

Nuria Párrizas was unable to prolong this Saturday the joy that came with reaping the first win of her career at the Mutua Madrid Open on Thursday. The 30-year-old from Granada and 52nd in the world fell 6-4 and 7-5 against Ekaterina Alexandrova, Russian of 27 and 45th, who came more shot having disputed the previous one. In the first round she eliminated the Latvian Ostapenko, champion of Roland Garros, and this time she was also superior. She will face the Czech Marie Bouzkova on Monday, another player in the qualifierswho could with the Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska (3-6, 7-6 (3) and 6-1).

Párrizas started the year well reaching the quarterfinals in Melbourne, the second round in Adelaide and the third round at the Australian Open. Later he had a personal crisis when he broke up with his coach and partner, Carlos Boluda, although they later resumed their double relationship and Nutria reached the penultimate round in Monterrey.

He appeared in Madrid after having achieved a victory with Spain in the qualifying tie for the Finals of the Billie Jean King Cup against the Netherlands and has not been able to advance to the round of 16, despite the fact that she had been presented with a good opportunity and had just dismounted the Romanian Sorana Cirstea (27th), in what was the second biggest victory of her career.

serve and power

The truth is that Alexandrova dominated from serve (four aces for a total of 109 so far in 2022) and thanks to the remarkable power of her forehand and backhand shots. Párrizas lacked a little more precision when trying to move his rival off the lines and, although She tried to come back in a second set that had been uphill for her, conceding a final run of 3-0 that separated her from the feat.

Results of the Mutua Madrid Open WTA

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