The Tapatia Jessica Hinojosa stood up for Mexican tennis by being crowned in the W15 tournament, which has a prize pool of 15 thousand dollars, as part of the ITF World Tennis Tourwhich was held in the Tennis Complex.
Hinojosa, who is inspired by the Spaniard Rafael Nadal and the Polish Iga Swiatek, won a hard-fought Final by partials of 6-4 and 6-4 against the American Rachel Gailis, to thus place herself in the place of honor.
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“It was my first title of 15 thousand here in the Caribbean. I had very high expectations, because I had been training and playing very well, but I knew it was going to be a very tough tournament, but I am very happy to come out with the victory”, Hinojosa said.
Jessica was the first Mexican to reach a Final in three years and in this regard, she said “very proud, I know that this will be motivation for the other Mexicans and for me too to continue winning these types of tournaments and start winning bigger tournaments. also”.
“It is very comfortable to play here in these lands, being close to home and in your country it is always good, they treat you like at home. Here I already know everyone, they treat me super well whenever I come, so it is very special to win here”, he concluded.
In the men’s branch (M15), the champion was the Dominican Peter Bertran, who thanks to his effective tennis did not have so many complications to cling to the crown by beating the American Joshua Sheehy 6-3 and 6-1.
“I had been feeling better in each game, with more rhythm and in general I had an excellent week with a doubles Final and singles champion,” said Bertran, who left Mexican César ‘Tiburón’ Ramírez on the road.
Of his duel precisely against Ramírez, in the Second Round, he pointed out “it was a good game, very close, with many Mexicans who came to support him, a pretty nice atmosphere, I know he is a player who did quite well and is very popular in Mexico”.
Finally, in the same way, he welcomed the advantages offered by the Cancun Tennis Complex, highlighting that “you don’t have to go from city to city, but rather you can stay here in the same complex and play several tournaments.”