(Sports news, tennis news) The 16-year-old Filipino tennis player is about to attend the prestigious Miami Open in the US.
Alexandra Eala, 16 years old, is being considered the great hope of tennis Philippines. The girl with the height of 1m75 used to have some years of training at the academy tennis by Rafael Nadal. Although very young, but Eala attended the Fed Cup in the color of the Philippines national team.
Alexandra will be able to play the first round of Miami Open women’s singles 2022
Eala currently has 1 female champion under the ITF system, and 2 Grand Slam champions in doubles for youth. The 16-year-old girl hasn’t won the title yet WTA but is highly appreciated by experts.
After receiving the good news for the first time to attend the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, the 16-year-old girl was even happier when she learned that she could play in the official round at the Miami Open 2022.
Eala is one of eight female tennis players to receive a wild card to play in the first round of the Miami Masters, which will take place in the US from March 21. The remaining players to receive the same honor as Eala include Naomi Osaka, Sofia Kenin, Hailey Baptiste, Astra Sharma, Linda Fruhvirtova, Ashlyn Krueger and Robin Montgomery.
With the men’s singles, two other famous players, Andy Murry and Nick Kyrgios, are also among the players participating in the first round of the Miami Open thanks to a wildcard.
In 2021, Eala received a wildcard from the Miami Open qualifiers, unfortunately she could not win tickets to the official round. But being able to play in the first round of the Masters is about to happen as if she “hit the jackpot”.
The 16-year-old girl used to train at Nadal’s tennis academy
It is known that the total amount that the 16-year-old girl has earned since playing tennis is 14,570 USD, but just attending the first round of Miami helps her earn another 11,970 USD. On her personal page, Eala happily announced: “I am very happy to play in the Miami Open”.
In the upcoming SEA Games 31, in addition to the two forte contents of women’s doubles and women’s singles, Eala is likely to compete in the women’s team event and combine with Treat Huey star to compete in mixed doubles. Thus, the 16-year-old girl can have a chance to win up to 4 gold medals at the 2022 Southeast Asian Games hosted by Vietnam.
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