April 13, 2024

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Paola Badosa will be in Indian Wells by invitational

Paola Badosa will be in Indian Wells by invitational

Paola Badosa could resume her activity sooner than expected, just 15 days after she had to give up her job, in tears. In her first round match in Dubai against Swiss Lulu Sun. A spinal injury that he has been suffering from for months in the lower part of his back prevented him from concluding that match She will try to compete again next week in Indian Wells.

The US WTA 1000 tournament awarded her one of her invitations out of respect for her status as the tournament champion in 2021. Venus Williams, who will play at the age of 43, and Caroline Wozniacki, the 2011 winner, were already long-time wildcards, and the rest of the tickets were announced on Friday. In addition to the Spaniards, they were welcomed by Emma Raducano, winner of the US Open three seasons ago; Karolina Pliskova, a former world No. 1 who has reached two Grand Slam finals, and Americans Amanda Anisimova, Ashlyn Kruger and McCartney Kesler. In the preview, guests Leif Hovde, Robin Montgomery, Eva Jovic, Halle Giavara, Clairvi Ngunui and Kristasha MacNeil enter.

Badosa is ranked 72nd in the rankings, among the list of participants in the Charleston Championship (from 1 to 7 April) in the clay court season, but she will be given a chance In the final stage of American hard courts, because That Bijoor does not give up. A few days ago, he hinted at this in messages he published. “I want to thank all the people who have sent me messages of support at this very difficult time for me. “It is a long process, but what I am sure of is that I will not give up.”he wrote on Twitter. “Use your smile to change the world, don't let the world change your smile”he commented on Instagram.

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Nakashima and Fognini are among the winners

And in the men's team, which will include, among others, Rafa Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz, the tournament was called Brandon Nakashima, Fabio Fognini, Jakub Mencic, Patrick Kipson and Aleksandar Kovacevic. And to preview, to Lucas Bowie, Steve Johnson, Stefan Dostanek, Ethan Coen, Cooper and Westendyk. The women's qualifiers start on Sunday and the men's qualifiers Monday, The day on which the individual main draws will be drawn, starting at 00:00 Spanish time.