After passing through the Wimbledon qualifiers, where she made her appearance on the circuit after a nine-month absence, Nadia Podoroska (No. 212 in the world ranking) fell to Natalia Szabanin (700th) 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the semifinals of the W25 in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Rosario, invited to the tournament, had defeated Silvia Ambrose (657th), Amanda Carreras (500th) and Martha Matoula (732nd) yielding just six! games throughout the week, but this Saturday he could not against the 18-year-old who accumulates nine consecutive wins in ITF tournaments and came from beating another Argentine, Martina Capurro, in the quarterfinals.
Podoroska, who was inactive from August 2021 to the end of June 2022, is currently Argentina’s No. 3 racket behind Paula Ormaechea (165th) and Lourdes Carle (207th). The latter, in the current week, is in the semifinals of the W60 in Montpellier.