Victor Estrella concentrates on qualifying for Rio Olympics
Ranked 56th in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), 35-year old Victor Estrella defeated Chilean Gonzalo Lama 6-3, 6-4 yesterday, Wednesday 10 February 2016 to move on to the second round in the Milex Open 2016 where he will match Jozef Kovalik (ranked 204th) of Slovenia. If he makes the Olympics qualification, Estrella will become the first Dominican tennis player to compete in the Olympics.
Qualification for tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is mainly based on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings with a cut-off date of 6 June 2016. Players ranked in the top 56 make the team. Estrella entered the Milex Open tournament ranked 56th by the ATP.
The Association of Sports Writers (ACDS) chose Victor Estrella as their Professional Athlete of the Year for 2015.
Feb 11, 2016
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