Argentine tennis player Nadia Podoroska was eliminated yesterday in the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Chennai, India, after losing to Czech Linda Fruhvirtova 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.
The “Little” Podoroska, born in Rosario and ranked 298th in the WTA world ranking, had just starred in a great reaction to beat the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard (902), who was a Wimbledon finalist in 2014, in the quarterfinals. when she placed fifth on the women’s ladder.
In the previous rounds, Rosario had beaten the Japanese Kyoka Okamura (297) and the German Tatjana María (84).
The Chennai Open will distribute prizes of $251,750 and quickly ran out of the top seed for the title, the American Alison Riske Amritraj (23), who lost in the opening round to the Russian Anastasia Gasanova (147) 6-2 and 6- 3.