The most important sub 18 international Junior tournament in Spain started with great representation from more than 25 countries.
This Sunday the ITF Junior G1 Juan Carlos Fererro tournament has begun. The Grade 1, sub 18 tournament, is the second best international junior category of master 1000 tournament, placed after the Grand Slams. As usual the tournament brings together the future promises of the tennis world to Spain. This year, more than 25 different countries are being represented by promising players. The best of sub 18 players have started to demonstrate outstanding performances in highly competitive and professional matches. Juan Carlos Fererro, the owner of the Academy in which the tournament is being held, and former ATP No.1, has personally attended many of the matches.
Men’s competition started today, dominated by the Spanish and European players. Among many promising Spanish players we could highlight the great performance by Pedro Vives and Alejandro García. Barnet Firzpatrick from UK, and two of the JC Fererro academy students Noah Niederer from Switzerland and Guilherme Diniz from Brazil, all had a clear win after displaying their best performances.
Tomorrow, men’s competition will be continued, and women matches will begin. The highlight of the women competition will be Jessica Bouzas from Spain who wants to continue her extraordinary performance after winning the Vinaros Junior Grade 2 Last week. We are also expecting outstanding play by the Russian player Alina Charaeva who is placed top 51 of the ITF junior ranking.