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Adriana Díaz awaits Mexican Yadira Silva on her way to victory

Adriana Díaz awaits Mexican Yadira Silva on her way to victory
The Puerto Rican table tennis player Adriana Díaz, classified among the best 20 in the world, awaits this Saturday her match against the Mexican Yadira Silva in the quarterfinals, on the way to prevail in the ITTF Pan American Universal Cup 2020, at the Mario Morales Coliseum of Guaynabo.

Díaz will face the Mexican after achieving a quick victory on Friday in four sets, 11-5, 11-8, 11-9 and 11-8, against the Brazilian Jessica Yamada.

«I felt super good. I know that she is a very experienced player, so I tried hard from the beginning. I studied it a lot in games we had played before to find out how to win. So happy with my debut ”, said the“ Top 20 ”racket from the International Table Tennis Federation.

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Adriana’s opponent today will be the Mexican Yadira Silva, in the quarterfinal round.

«I’m going against Yadira, we’ve played a couple of times and we’ve both won. She is a very good player, “said the Puerto Rican about her veteran competition partner.

Melanie, her sister, debuted on Friday with a victory in seven partial attempts, 11-8, 9-11, 13-15, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3 and 11-9, to the Chilean Daniela Ortega.

«I knew it was not going to be easy at all. She plays super good. We have played four years ago and we had gone until the fifth set, that is, I knew what was coming. I’m very happy, because the first game of the year is always more difficult, but I managed to play well, “said the athlete, who will play this Saturday against the American Lily Zhang.

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The triplet of Puerto Ricans in the second round of the Pan American Cup is completed by Brian Afanador.

The double bronze medalist in Lima 2019 comfortably defeated Kevin Montufar of Guatemala, 11-4, 11-4, 11-5 and 11-3.

His opponent today is known, Marcelo Aguirre from Paraguay. EFE

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