Argentine tennis player Lourdes Carlé bid farewell after losing to American Grace Min 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 after 2 hours 28 minutes in the quarterfinals of the ITF W60k tournament in Charlottesville.
Lourdes Carle He is the best Argentinian player in the ranking, climbing the stairs little by little and dreaming of the Top 100. Last season, he became the champion of the series. Pelhan ITF W60k. In addition, he reached the semi-finals in Santo Domingo, Sarasota, Biarritz, Montpellier, Prague and Buenos Aires WTA 125k. The year 2023 started with losses Australian Open and in Calieighth Orlandodrop in Meridaeighth Austinsemi-finals in mouth mouseand farewell followed When he stops, Bogotá y Charleston. In Charlottesville, he knocked out Yuki Naito and Yulia Starodubtsewa.
Grace Min He is a seasoned player who was able to establish himself in the US Open juniors in 2011 and be Top 100 in 2015 at the professional level, although he is far from that version. Last season he didn’t get many finals in the tournaments he played, only a few semifinals Orlando ITF W25k and enter the rooms Palm Harbor and Florence. Its year 2023 started with a decline springenter the rooms Boca Ratonsemi-finals in Jackson and qualified to enter Charleston. In Charlottesville comes from the previous stage and has already hit Osborne, Mboko, Hibino and Liang.
Carlé says goodbye in three sets
Lourdes Carlé and Grace Min measured strength in the quarterfinals Charlottesville ITF
There were ups and downs in the early part of the match, with both making errors on serve and being effective in coming back to break twice a half until the sixth game. Then the American grew in intensity, was more efficient, made good decisions and won in the blink of an eye 6-4 in 57 minutes.
The second set was a monologue by an Argentinian player. The storm put her up 4-0, after breaking and saving five break points against, Lourdes let go and started playing tennis. Even though Grace liked and wanted to push, she couldn’t because her comeback wasn’t effective. Without problems to close, Carlé parried 6-1 in 38 minutes.
However, the local tennis player broke Lourdes’ illusions in the first break to take the lead in the deciding set. Playing without brakes, Min broke serve again and took advantage of every opportunity to go 5-1. There, Carlé reacted, kept at 0 and tried to hold on to move the nerves of the other parties. But he didn’t make it. Grace bided her time, restrained the Argentinian and eliminated him 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 terraces 2h28m.