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Alex Eala falls to home bet in W60 Madrid final

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:51 PM June 19, 2022
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FILE – Alex Eala in the W25 Madrid. –ALEX EALA PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Alex Eala’s torrid run in the W60 Madrid came to a screeching halt on Sunday.

After rolling into the title round of the Open ITF Arcadis Brezo Osuna, Eala failed to find her form and lost, 4-6, 5-7, to hometown bet Marina Bassols Ribera in the women’s singles final.

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Eala toppled one seeded player after another on her way to the final before meeting her match in the more experienced Ribera.

Back against the wall, the 17-year-old Eala was in great position to force a decider after taking a 5-0 lead in the second set.

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Eala, however, couldn’t keep Ribera at bay as the 22-year-old Spaniard went on a blistering rally to win the $60,000 tournament.

The loss kept Eala from claiming what could’ve been her third pro title.

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