Lidia Valentin and Desiree Vila, Iberdrola ambassadors, visit the women’s tennis team before their debut in La Cartuja
Madrid, November 3 (European Press) –
Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa said on Friday that she “always” goes to tournaments with “high expectations”, highlighting the “very good team” she forms with Sara Sorribes, Rebeca Massarova, Cristina Buxa and Marina Basoles in the Billy Finals. BJKC Cup, scheduled to be held from November 7 to 12 at La Cartuja Stadium in Seville.
“Whenever I come to a tournament, I have high expectations. Every time I come I want to win it. I think we have a very good team and we all get along very well,” Badosa said during an event organized by the energy company. Iberdrola, the official sponsor of the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) and the Billie Jean King Cup itself.
“Iberdrola has always helped women’s sport a lot and helped me personally as well. It also gave me the opportunity to meet other athletes whom I admired a lot, like meeting Lydia Valentin today,” the Catalan tennis player commented after meeting the former weightlifter. And also with Desiree Villa in the capital, Seville.
Former weightlifter and Paralympic athlete, Iberdrola ambassadors like Badosa, have lent their support to the team led by Anabel Medina. In the BJKC Championship, the Spanish national team is in the third group and will face Canada and Poland, aiming to be the first seed and thus reach the semi-finals.
Valentin and Villa had lunch with Badosa to exchange views. Thus, the former champion described her experience as “very good” because she “was able to get to know the tennis players closely.” “I loved it,” she added, before stressing that women’s sport in Spain was “living the best moment in history.”
“Great successes are being achieved in all sports, and thanks to companies like Iberdrola promoting them, it has become easier,” Valentin added in the presence of Laura Gill, Head of Sponsorship at the energy company. “At Iberdrola, we are very proud to promote the Spanish tennis team, and now, we take another step by also being part of the Billie Jean King Cup,” said Gil.
“The Women’s Tennis World Cup will be a great spectacle in La Cartuja, where we wish good luck to our team, and in which one of our ambassadors, Paola Badosa, will also participate. Since 2016, we have been committed to sports played by women. Generation in our country and we continue to advance in this way,” he added.
In a subsequent press release, Iberdrola noted that it “currently supports 32 national sports federations, a support that benefits 600,000 female athletes, or in other words, already reaching two out of every three sports federations in Spain.”
“It also gives names to 33 leagues, all of them from the first category, and more than 100 competitions with ‘naming right’. With this commitment, Iberdrola contributes to enhancing the successes of women’s sports, supports equal opportunities and promotes healthy habits in the world. “The press release concluded: “ society from an early age.