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Colombia advanced to the Play-Offs of the Billie Jean King Cup after beating Argentina

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Colombia advanced to the Play-Offs of the Billie Jean King Cup after beating Argentina

With an outstanding performance in Colombian women’s tennis, the national delegation secured its place in the Play-Offs of the Billie Jean King Cup by winning the series against Argentina with a score of 2-1.

The event took place in Bogotá and the tricolor team, led by captain Alejandro González and made up of the tennis players Yuliana Monroy, María Paulina Pérez, Yuliana Lizarazo and María Camila Torresachieved victory in four of the five series played throughout the event.

In the last series, played on Saturday, Yuliana Lizarazo took the first step towards victory by defeating Martina Capurro in two sets. However, María Paulina Pérez fell to the Argentine representative Julia Riera, leaving the team’s fate in the doubles competition.

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In an exciting match, the Lizarazo-Pérez couple managed to beat the Riera-Capurro duo, thus sealing their ticket to the Play-Offs with partial scores of 5-7, 6-2 and 10-7.

The captain of the Colombian team expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance and highlighted the commitment of the players against each rival. Furthermore, he highlighted the importance of the victory over Argentina, ending a two-year streak without the neighboring country losing a series in the competition.

«I think it was very important that we knew from the beginning what we had, from the beginning we planned to win day by day and it was done. “Today was just another game and we knew that like the other days we had to win the series and obviously that gave us the result we wanted and in the end it was important for everyone,” said captain Alejandro González.

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