One of lime and another of sand for Cristina Bucsa in Concord

One of lime and another of sand for Cristina Bucsa in Concord

Spanish tennis player Cristina Bucsa has played two games in less than five hours on American soil. On the one hand, has been defeated in the quarterfinals of the Concord Tournament against host Madison Brengle (3-6 and 5-7), but has managed to redeem himself with a victory with his partner in the doubles category Usue Maitane Arconada.

Bucsa qualified for the quarterfinals of the Concord Tournament thanks to his victories against McHale in the first round Y Arconada in eighths. Precisely with the latter he has formed a couple in the doubles category that is played simultaneously. Both Spanish have been eliminated in the individual category, but they will play together in the grand final in doubles.

Victory suffered to the end

Despite the victory, the Spanish couple did not start the game on the right foot. In fact, the first set went to India Ankita Raina (number 28 in the WTA ranking) and the German Mona Barthel. Although they traced two service breaks, their rivals ended up breaking for the third time (4-6).

Already in the second set, the Spanish couple was more solid and endorsed a 6-4 to his rivals, so that the match went to the third and final set.

Raina and Barthel began incontestably by endorsing an initial 0-5 to the Spanish, but Bucsa and Arconada knew how to recover and came back until reaching the final 10-8.

Both await rival in the absence of the other semifinal being played.

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