Double for the Dutch Arantxa Rus in Gran Canaria

Double for the Dutch Arantxa Rus in Gran Canaria

The W60 Conde Jackson Maspalomas has a winner. The Dutch Arantxa Rus, world number 80, He did not give a choice to the young promise Victoria Jiménez. The Dutch tennis player, winner of the W60 Disa Gran Canaria last week, was crowned for the second time in 15 days after defeating junior number 1 Victoria Jiménez. The 16-year-old Andorran tennis player entered what is her first W60 final and, although she showed a great level from the previous one, she was not able to overcome the level of Rus and ended up falling defeated (6-0 and 6-1).

Rus put the game on track from the beginning, although not without having to fight against a more defensive Jiménez, who played to long and disputed points. Despite the impressive result, contesting the final was a great reward for Jiménez, who had never made it past the quarter-finals before.

“It’s been a great two weeks and achieving two titles in just 15 days is exciting”, declared Rus, who in addition to enjoying the island, has been able to “improve every day and surpass his level match by match.” “Victoria Jiménez is a great player who will have many titles ahead of her,” he declared.

“Little I have been able to do against the incredible game of Arantxa Rus, but already just getting here is a dream come true for me“said the young Andorran woman.

The W60 Conde Jackson Maspalomas and the W60 Disa Gran Canaria, held last week, have turned Maspalomas into the headquarters of the best international women’s tennis for two weeks within ITF World Tennis Tour.

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