Friday report: Argentina and Brazil will decide South American champion
This Saturday’s round will determine which team will represent South America at the IC Worldwide Junior Challenge in 2020. The title of IC Rod Laver South American Junior Challenge will be decided between historic sport’s opponent: Brazil and Argentina.
After another great performance, both teams remain on the top of round robin system after new victories over Chile and Uruguay respectively.
The Brazilian team, led by captain Luis Fabiano Ferreira, won the tie against Chileans for 5-1, while the Argentines made his captain Thomas Stalhandske once again very proud. His team is still undefeated after 12 matches in São Paulo.
The match against Brazil will absolutely be the biggest challenge of this tournament, specially because Chile and Uruguay couldn’t take one single set from the argentines in the firs two ties.
Brazil vs Argentina
Chile vs Uruguay
The teams now have the following wins:
Kid’s Day: Sharing knowledge
Around 15 kids from a social project located in São Paulo visited the host club Sociedade Harmonia de Tênis this morning to practice tennis, have fun and learn more about carrer challenges in tennis as the young players from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay shared their experiences and explained how they have been building their path on tennis.
“It was na enrichment moment for the kids from São Paulo and also for the players to see that, although they are really young, they can become good references for these boys and girls. I’m sure we all had a good time playing some tennis this morning”, explained Mauro Menezes, former Brazilian Davis Cup player and now leader of social project.