Verdasco leads the ten Spaniards seeking a ticket at the US Open

Fernando Verdasco celebrates a point during his match against Andy Murray at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.

Ten Spanish tennis players begin their adventure this Tuesday in search of a place in the final table of the US Open, the last Grand Slam of the 2021 season to be held from August 30 to September 12 on the tracks of the New York venue of Flushing Meadows.

The ten Spanish tennis players will have to face the previous one in less strange conditions, since, Unlike what has happened to them in other tournaments that have played in the United States, they will play their matches without an audience after the decision adopted by the USTA, that yes it will allow public in the meetings of the final table.

One of the three Spanish tennis players who will seek a place in the men’s final draw is the Madrid player Fernando Verdasco, who the pandemic made him stop his incredible streak of having competed in 67 Grand Slam in a row from Wimbledon 2003 to the 2020 Australian Open. Verdasco, who will play the previous one after leaving the Top-100 of the ranking, will start his way before the Argentine Facundo Mena.

Two other Spanish tennis players are also looking for a place in the men’s final table: the Valencian Bernabé Zapata, who will debut against the American Stefan Kozlov, and the Elche Mario Vilella, who will face the Japanese Yuichi Sugita. In this way, Verdasco, Zapata and Vilella will try to join Pablo Carreño, Roberto Bautista, Alejandro Davidovich, Albert Ramos, Carlos Alcaraz, Jaume Munar, Pablo Andújar, Pedro Martínez, Roberto Carballés and Feliciano López, in a final frame where the absence will be noticed scored by Rafa Nadal.

Seven tennis players seek to join Muguruza, Badosa, Sorribes and Suárez

More extensive is the representation of Spanish tennis players in the women’s preview. Up to seven players will search for their ticket from Tuesday to the final draw of the tournament and thus join the four Spanish women already classified for this final phase: Garbiñe Muguruza, Paula Badosa, Sara Sorribes and Carla Suárez

Nuria Parrizas will debut against the Croatian Tereza Mrdeza, while Cristina Bucsa will do the same against the Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova and Andrea Lazaro will play against the Belgian Greet Minnen. For its part, Irene Burillo The previous one will start against the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia, Aliona Bolsava will face the American Victoria Duval, and Lara Arruabarrena She will make her debut against the Polish Magdalena Frech. Complete Spanish participation Rebeka Masarova, who will face Croatian Jana Fett. The dream of the US Open begins this Tuesday for 10 Spanish tennis players.

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