Llamas and Mintegi, the juniors who survive, in eighth

The Jerez-born junior (16 years) won the French Mayot (6-2 and 6-4), while the Gipuzkoa, a year younger, got rid of the American Noel (6-4 and 6-1). Gimeno and Custic fell.


Pablo Llamas and Ane Mintegi are the only two Spanish promises that survived the second round of the Roland Garros junior tournament on Tuesday. They are left alone for the second round by the casualties of Marta Custic, 17, who could not with the Canadian Leylah Fernandez (6-0 and 6-3), and Carlos Gimeno, who yielded by 6-2 and 6- 4 before the Argentine Thiago Tirante, 18 years old like him.

Llamas, a 16-year-old from Jerez and champion of the Davis Cup Junior and the Orange Bowl, progressed with a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 win over Frenchman Harold Mayot in one hour and 26 minutes. On the other hand, Mintegi, who has the same springs as Llamas, did not have any problems with the American Alexa Noel in one hour and 13 minutes of the match: 6-4 and 6-1. In the second round they will be measured, respectively, with the Japanese Shintaro Mochizuki and the Swedish Caijsa Henneman.



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