The Rosario fell to María Timofeeva 7-6 (8-6), 3-6 and 6-3, and was left out of the decisive match of the WTA 250 in Hungary.
The Argentine tennis player Nadia Podoroska was eliminated from the WTA 250 in Budapest, in Hungary, after losing this Saturday in the semifinals with Russian Maria Timofeeva by 7-6 (8-6), 3-6 and 6-3.
The small Podoroska, born in Rosario and ranked 80th in the WTA world ranking, lost to Timofeeva (246) after three and a quarter hours of play.
The 26-year-old from Rosario showed a game with too many ups and downs and missed a great opportunity to reach her first circuit final (she had also been a semifinalist at Roland Garros 2020 and Chennai 2022). against an inexperienced 19-year-old rival who is 166 places below her in the ranking.
The Russian will play this Sunday for the title against the winner of the match that will be cheered on later by the American Claire Liu (88) and the Ukrainian Kateryna Baindl (100).
He WTA 250 but Budapest It takes place on brick dust surface courts, will distribute a total of 225,480 euros in prizes and quickly ran out of the top favorite for the title, the American Bernarda Pera (39), who lost in the initial round with the Russian Diana Shnaider (110) 6-4 and 7-5.
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