Badosa and Davidovich say goodbye to Doha and Rotterdam

Roberto Carballés, eliminated in Buenos Aires


The Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa said goodbye this Tuesday to her career in the Doha tournament, in the WTA 1,000 category and which is played on a hard court, while on the indoor court in Rotterdam (Netherlands), Alejandro Davidovich also said goodbye to the tournament from Rotterdam (Netherlands), in the ATP 500 category, against the German Jan-Lennard Struff (4-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(4)).

The Catalan player had a tough obstacle in her second round duel in the Qatari event against the Canadian Leylah Fernandez, against whom she started very well before finally falling in three sets 0-6, 6-2, 6-3 after almost two hours of the game.

Badosa started very firmly and in just over half an hour she took the first set with a 'rosco', something deceptive because the North American was not able to take advantage of any of her six break options, but Fernandez improved in a second set that It was achieved thanks above all to three consecutive breaks.

In the third and final set, it was Badosa who did not take advantage of her options against the rest. The Catalan wasted 15-40 with 2-2 and 3-3 and finally paid for it with a break in the eighth game that ended up costing her her first defeat against the Canadian, whom she had beaten in the three previous duels and without give up not even a sleeve.

In Rotterdam, Alejandro Davidovich suffered a comeback from the German Jan-Lennard Struff and was eliminated in the first round. The man from Malaga, number 24 in the world, asserted a break in the third game to take the opening set, in which he survived the only break opportunity from his opponent.

Equality was established in the second round, where both successfully defended your services; Everything was decided in the tie-break on the German side. Struff took a 3-1 lead in the deciding set, but Davidovich hit back in the eighth game. Again, he had to resolve sudden death, where the German certified his victory.

For his part, in the Buenos Aires tournament, which is played on clay, Roberto Carballés could not overcome his debut when he fell clearly against the Argentine Tomás Martin Etcheverry, sixth seed, in two sets 6-4, 6-1 .