ABoth are Valencian. Leyre Romero presents 19 to. Bernab Zapata He is 24. Both have been the main protagonists in the last week of July in the ITF and Challenger circuits which has left two new titles for Spanish tennis. Blessed custom to be able to count weekly champions.
This review can only start with one name: Leyre Romero has made 24 ITF final frames in his senior career. On July 18, two weeks ago, his letter of introduction with the seniors featured a semi-final at the 15k in Manacor in March. Last week in Cairo (Egypt) won his first professional semifinals and,
next, his first final to release his professional palmars. And seven days later and in the same place he has doubled the bet. Coming back in the quarterfinals, winning two tiebreakers in the semifinals and playing a great game in the final (6-2 6-3 to the German Meyer).
In just eight days, Leyre Romero has become two-time ITF champion. 10 wins in their last 10 games and a single set on loan. The second consecutive title places him among the 700 best rackets in the world (686), his best position.
The second big name of the week must be looked for on the circuit Challenger. specifically in the category 90 tournament of Poznan (Poland). There, another tennis player born in Valencia, Bernab Zapata, has won his third title on the second ATP circuit. The second of the season after winning in Heilbronn in May. Along with his eight ITF titles, he has 11 professional crowns. The final beat Czech Jiri Lehecka by 6-3 and 6-2
Bernab climbs 11 positions in the classification to stay the 110 ATP, his best professional position. 42 points away from entering the privilege group of the top 100. It is a matter of weeks.
In addition to Bernab’s title, also in Poland, in doubles, David Vega has reached the semifinals.
In the historic tournament of El Espinar (Segovia), which has been disputed for the first time after the death of its founder Pedro Muoz, Feliciano Lopez He has been the best Spanish tennis player reaching the individual quarterfinals.
On the ITF men’s circuit, in the 25k of Portoviejo (Portugal), Pol Martn has reached the individual semifinals. In the 25k of Denia (Spain), Eduard’s semifinals was and Carlos Lpez and quarterfinals for Javier Barranco, lvaro Lpez and Imanol Lpez.
August begins and with it, in the first week, several stages in the most modest circuits. In tennis ITF femenino, three 25k tournaments in Prnu (Estonia), Pescara (Italy) and Bydgoszcz (Poland) and another 15k tournaments in Frederiksberg (Denmark), Cairo (Egypt) and Monastir (Tunisia).
Circuit ITF masculino the list of tournaments is very long. Six $ 25k tournaments in Guayaquil (Ecuador), Wetzlar (Germany), Bolzano (Italy), Grodzisk Mazowiecki (Poland), Pitesti (Romanian) and Decatur (Illinois, USA). From $ 15k up to seven paintings are disputed in Frederiksberg (Denmark), Cairo (Egypt), Prnu (Estonia), Telavi (Georgia), Novi Sad (Serbia), Jvea (Valencia) and Monastir (Tunisia).
The circuit Challenger In this first week of August, he presents two paintings, both in category 80: in Cordenons (Italy) and Liberec (Czech Republic)