This Week in Sports - Huge Wins Across the Board!
- by Lotto Sport
- October 28, 2022
- 3 min read
It’s certainly been an exciting week for sports!
This week, we’ve got several big wins for Lotto athletes in all three sports: tennis, padel, and soccer. Our athletes are on fire!
Let’s get you caught up. Here’s what went on this week in the world of sports.
Krajicek and Dodig Take Home the Gold
Austin Krajicek and Ivan Dodig came up big in the ATP 250 in Naples this weekend! The duo advanced to the final, defeating Matthew Ebden and John Peers with sets of 6-3, 1-6, and 10-8.
With this win, they’ve landed the 10th position in the ATP Doubles Race.
Congratulations to both athletes!
Sanders Picks Up Her Fifth Doubles Title
The duo of Storm Sanders and Luisa Stefani won the doubles title at the Guadalajara Open Akron! They last defeated Anna Danilina and Beatriz Haddad Maia with sets of 7-6 (4), 6-7 (3), and 10-8 in the final.
Guadalajara is Sanders' fifth career doubles title and third of the season, having “stormed” Adelaide with Ashleigh Barty and a win in Berlin with Katerina Siniakova.
Keep it up, Storm—we’re cheering you on!
Schuurs and Krawczyk Qualify for the Season Finale in Texas
Demi Schuurs and Desirae Krawczyk reached two finals this year, winning the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart and finishing second at the Mutua Madrid Open. With these wins, the duo became the seventh doubles team to secure their spot for the season finale in Fort Worth, Texas.
The American-Dutch duo will join the reigning champions in the WTA Finals, which will be held at the Dickies Arena from October 31st to November 7th.
A Tennis Marathon for Filipe Vergili
Felipe Virgili played 15 matches in 20 days, with 30 sets won, only 1 set lost, and won 3 ITF Junior tournaments in a row: Dubrovnik, Porec, and Pescara!
When added to those he won in the first part of 2022, Virgili won a total of 5 ITF titles this year.
ITF Win for Andrea M’Chich
Andrea M’chich won the ITF J4 Rabat juniors tournament. This win is her second of back-to-back victories—she took home gold at the Casablanca tournament two weeks ago.
Ortega And González Continue Their Dominance
Can Marta Ortega and Bea González be stopped?!
The Spanish duo, who won the Amsterdam Open 2022 not too long ago, mercilessly defeated Carolina Navarro and Claudia Jensen with back-to-back sets of 6-0.
Their next competition is in the World Padel Tour Menorca Open, where The quarter-finals began in the women's draw. The best eight tournament pairs will battle it out to enter the long-awaited semifinals.
Mazzocchi Strikes With the Lone Goal
Pasquale Mazzocchi scores a great goal in a tight 1-0 victory against Spezia. The Lotto athlete cemented his brilliant start to the season, which led him to wear the blue of the Italian national team.
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