Emiliana Arango lost and was out of the qualifying round for the US Open

On the afternoon of Friday, August 25, a new day of qualifying for the US Open, the last Grand Slam of the 2023 international tennis season, took place.

Colombia was represented by Emiliana Arango, She faced Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova in her second match of this stage of the aforementioned tournament.

Imposing conditions from the start, Arango seized the opportunity to break his opponent’s serve to win the first round 6-4.

However, Kuzmova raised her athleticism and the second set was more effective in her game to match the fencing and win this set with a score of 6-4.

Therefore, the third and final “episode” of this confrontation was marked by a draw, which was broken only by a “breaker”, which the European tennis player took advantage of. In the end, Slovakia’s Kusmova won 4-6 6-4 7-6(4) to advance to the round and close the Arango Pass through New York City.

Emiliana Arango, the Colombian tennis player who will be in Barranquilla.


How did Emiliana Arango perform at the Grand Slam tournaments in 2023?

With the exception of the Australian Open, the 22-year-old Colombian tennis player from Medellin has played the qualifying stages of Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open.

However, he was unable to advance in any of these tournaments to be part of the main draw for a tournament of this category. But Arango’s sporting performance was good in other tournaments and, in fact, he became an essential piece for Colombia to qualify for the Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers that will be held in November this year.

Emiliana Arango during the 2023 Billie Jean King Cup

Billie Jean King Trophy Press Office.

2023 US Open, a major tournament for Colombia

The last Grand Slam of the year will be very special for tennis in our country and all thanks to Juan Sebastian Caballe and Robert Farah, who recently announced that they will end their sporting careers at the end of this season.

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Of course, our country will also be represented by other tennis players such as Daniel Galán, in the men’s singles tournament, Camila Osorio, who will do the same in the women’s singles tournament and also in the doubles competition, the Czech Linda. Frovertova.

Meanwhile, Colombia’s Nicholas Barrientos will team up with Sweden’s Andrej Göransson for the doubles tournament while Angelica Bernal will play in the US Open for doubles.

Angelica Bernal, Colombian wheelchair tennis player

France Press agency

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