Medal in Tokyo, Laura Pigossi falls in the semifinal of the Cali Tournament and remains outside the Top 100

The Brazilian tennis player lost against the Argentinian Paula Ormaechea for 2 sets to 0; The tournament performance places her at No. 103 in the singles rankings.

Olympic medalist at the Tokyo Games, the tennis player Laura Pigossi said goodbye to Tournament Cali, in Colombia, this Saturday. She was eliminated in the semifinals of the competition, at WTA 125 level, by Argentina Paola ormaechea from the score of 2 sets to 0, with partials of 7/5 and 6/3, in almost two hours from the start.

Laura was the number two seed on Colombian clay, but ended up not standing up to the more experience of her Argentine rival, who was once ranked 59 in the world – currently ranked 206. Ormaechea got a break of serve in the first set and three in the second set, anticipating the win.

The crash in the semifinals will prevent the Tokyo 2021 bronze medalist from returning to the top 100 of the singles rankings in Monday’s update. Laura is currently ranked 110 on the WTA list. You will go up to 103rd. Her best position in her career is exactly 100th place.

The final of the single group in Cali will be all Argentina. Paula Ormaechea will face her compatriot on Sunday Nadia podoroskawho advanced by beating the local in the other semifinal Emilian Orange.

Source: Terra