ATHLETES SATISFIED WITH ORGANIZATION OF LIMA 2019
Athletes using the transportation service from the Pan American Village to Lawn Tennis Club have reported no issues.
Since their competitions started, four days ago, tennis players have experienced a smooth daily transfer from the Pan American Village, in Villa El Salvador, to Lawn Tennis Club. In fact, athletes reported being very satisfied with the amenities provided by the Lima 2019 Organizing Committee.
Juan Pablo Varillas, a top Peruvian tennis player (semifinalist in men’s doubles with Sergio Galdós and quarterfinalist in singles), says he has received good commentaries from fellow athletes about the development of the Pan American Games so far.
“I feel really comfortable with all the facilities provided by the organizing committee: the service at the Village, the quality of food and the foresight to get to competitions on time. We are proving, as a country, that we are capable of organizing world-class events, setting a precedent on how to successfully host the Pan American Games,” said Varillas.
Similarly, Ecuadorian Robert Quiroz noted: “We have been pleasantly treated by Peruvians from the moment we arrived at the Village. Service is top-class and we have experienced no delays in transportation. We are truly enjoying our participation in these Games,” said the Guadalajara 2011 silver medalist.
On the other hand, Noelia Zeballos from Bolivia, semifinalist in mixed doubles event at Lima 2019 declares to be enjoying the Games. “I have arrived on time to all my competitions”, stated the Bolivian athlete.
TENNIS AT LIMA 2019
Tennis competitions will be held at the stadium of the Lawn Tennis Club until August 4. Athletes will compete in singles and doubles (men’s and women’s), as well as in mixed doubles. A total of 80 tennis players from 16 countries, both men and women, will participate in the Games, competing in knockout round stages. Click here to learn more about each match results and last dates.
There will be six stages in men’s singles, starting with a round of 64, and five stages in both women’s singles and men's doubles, starting with a round of 32. Meanwhile, athletes will start competing in a round of 16 in women’s doubles and mixed doubles.