Ecuador looking good at second stop of S. American Tour
In women’s Group A, Ecuador 1 (Mishelle/ Vilela) and Peru 1 (Serna/ Serna) picked up two victories each to lead the standings. The two duos will face each other on Saturday.
In Group B, Brazil 1 (Lili/ Josi) and Argentina 1 (Zonta/ Milesi) are first and second, respectively. The Brazilians won both their matches while Zonta and Milesi started with a victory but were then defeated by Brazil 2 (Andressa/ Paula Hoffman) 21-15, 21-15.
In Group C, Colombia 2 (Diana/ Viviana) started with two victories. In the same group, Paraguay 2 (Erika/ Mishelle) defeated top-ranked compatriots Pati/ Filippo 21-17, 21-15 but their second match against Colombia 1 (Andrea/ Gorda) had to be rescheduled for lack of natural light.
In Group D, Chile 1 (Rivas Zapata/ Mardones) are undefeated with two wins, followed by Uruguay 1 (Fortunati/ Bausero) who beat compatriots Simon/ Altamirano 21-19, 21-18 and Chile 2 (Cata Pulgar/ Paula Vallejos) 21-18, 21-19.
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In the men’s section, Ecuador’s Jaramillo/ Quinones lead Group A along with Peru 1 (Soto/ Heredia) as both teams were undefeated.
In Group D, Uruguay 1 (Vieyto/ Cairus) and Argentina 1 (Azzad / Capogrosso) were undefeated, although the Argentines had to go to three sets to beat their No. 2 team (Zelayeta/ Amieva).
In Group B, Brazil 1 (Oscar/ Hevaldo) needed three sets to beat Brazil 2 (Maia/ Jonas) but had no trouble defeating Peru 3 in their second match. Colombia 1 (Paternina/ Corredor) remained undefeated but were taken to three sets by Brazil 2.
In Group C, the Chilean duo of Grimalt E./ Grimalt M.) leads, followed by Colombia 2 (Diaz/ Villanueva).
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