PERU OBTAINS FIRST VICTORIES IN WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
Peruvian Ysabelino Apaza defeated Erick Deras from El Salvador 2 sets to 0 and Jesus Mayhua beat Jonathan Tremblay from Canada by 2-1.
Peruvian athlete Ysabelino Apaza defeated Erick Deras from El Salvador 2 sets to 0 in an exciting wheelchair tennis match held at the Lawn Tennis Club.
This was Peru’s first victory at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, whose Opening Ceremony was held last night at the National Stadium. Then, Jesús Mayhua from Peru obtained its second victory in wheelchair tennis.
The Peruvian athlete beat Jonathan Tremblay from Canada 2-1 in a tough match (6-4, 4-6 and 6-2) during almost two hours of play.
Today, Peru will also compete against Chile and the United States in wheelchair tennis.
The competition schedule also includes the following matches: Mexico vs. Canada, Mexico vs. Colombia, Brazil vs. Argentina, Ecuador vs. Colombia, Guatemala vs. El Salvador, Colombia vs. Brazil, Cuba vs. Venezuela and the United States vs. Venezuela.
At the Parapan American Games, 14 countries and 44 athletes will participate in wheelchair tennis events.