Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | Muguruza, leader of Spanish tennis in Tokyo in the absence of Nadal

Muguruza will have all the stripes of a women’s team that they complete Paula Badosa, Sara Sorribes and Carla Suárez. On the masculine side, a Pablo Carreño who touches the Top-10, arrives in full swing in the Japanese capital after winning in Hamburg and will be accompanied by Alejandro Davidovich, Pablo Andújar and Roberto Carballés. The doubles pairs will be Garbiñe Muguruza-Carla Suárez, Sara Sorribes-Paula Badosa, Pablo Carreño-Alejandro Davidovich and Pablo Andújar-Roberto Carballés.

Garbiñe has conscientiously prepared an Olympic event to which she arrives after reaping unexpected results at Roland-Garros and Wimbledon, tournaments in which she was eliminated in the first and third rounds, respectively, despite having high hopes in both tournaments. His early departure from Wimbledon has allowed him to prepare with guarantees for the Olympic challenge, which It will start on Saturday, July 24 and will end on Sunday, August 1.

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Conchita Martínez’s pupil, who has gone from more to less this year, has plenty of potential to bring great joy to Spanish tennis and to go far in a women’s team marked by notorious absences. Sofia Kenin, Bianca Andreescu or Simona Halep -components of the Top-10 of the WTA ranking- head a list of casualties that is also joined by players of the stature of Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams Angelique Kerber or Coco Gauff.

Badosa’s dream come true by going to Tokyo with Sorribes

The predictability of men’s tennis with a sweeping Djokovic in 2021 contrasts with a very irregular women’s tennis that features three different Grand Slam champions. Another of the points to take into account in favor of Muguruza is that the surface on which the matches will be played is the one that has suited him best this season, since on the court dura has won 20 matches out of 25 and has won the title in Dubai beating Barbora Krejcikova, current Roland-Garros champion.

Paula Badosa It will also have a lot to say in Tokyo. The 23-year-old player, who exploded dazzling on the clay of Paris, comes to her first Olympic Games in full swing. The team is completed by Sara Sorribes and a Carla Suárez who will play her last Olympic tournament before retiring from the US Open.

Carreño leads the men’s expedition

Rafa Nadal’s decision not to go to Tokyo has marked the days leading up to the premiere of Spanish men’s tennis. Ours arrive with an unprecedented team that Pablo Carreño will command after winning the most important title of his career in Hamburg last weekend. The Asturian, who has climbed to 11th place in the ranking, dreams big in a men’s tournament totally conditioned by casualties. To the aforementioned Nadal, they join Federer, Thiem or Berrettini.Alejandro Davidovich, who has prepared the appointment precisely with Nadal, will be the second great asset of a team closed by Pablo Andújar and Roberto Carballés and that, a priori, has few options in a team led by Novak Djokovic, winner of all the Grands Slams of the year, and a great favorite to win a gold medal that resists him in his glorious record. Although he left his presence on the air after Wimbledon, the world number one confirmed that he will finally seek metal.

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