María Camila Osorio won her first qualifying match of the Rome Masters


Colombian tennis player María Camila Osorio won in her first qualifying match for the main draw of the Rome Masters.  @_camilaosorio_/Instagram.
Colombian tennis player María Camila Osorio won in her first qualifying match for the main draw of the Rome Masters. @_camilaosorio_/Instagram.

The 2023 WTA campaign is starting to look more positive for the Colombian tennis player Maria Camila Osorio who recently recovered from an injury and returned to the main stages of international tennis with a dynamic, fast and precise game, which is leading her to regain confidence with the racket.

After having closed his participation in the Catalonian Open, where he fell in the quarterfinals, the qualifiers to Rome Masters 1000 they welcomed the Colombian, who will have a new attempt on the biggest stages of this sport.

Not having a Wildcard forced Osorio to start her journey on Italian soil in the round prior to the main draw, the qualifiers, but without fear of anything, she faced her first match against the 26-year-old Italian Deborah Chiesa, currently positioned in box 428 of the ranking.

During the first set and with the aim of managing the physical rhythm, Camila allowed the European to settle more comfortably in the match, but she did not finish giving her control of the match. through the Break Points the tennis player coffee maker complied with seizing the reins of the set and breaking his rival three times he took the advantage with a partial 6-3.

Already in the second set, Serrano did not let the Italian breathe and managed her game with pleasure, taking control of most of the rallies and handling the return of Chiesa. The Colombian executed a total of 3 break points in favor and only allowed Deborah to win a game, finalizing the participation of the European after closing with a final partial of 6-1.

It was then in a total of 1 hour and 33 minutes, with partials of 6-3 and 6-1 that María Camila surpassed her first qualifying match of the Rome Masters and only needs to win one more to be able to enter the much-desired main draw.

For their second meeting, the tricolor must face the French Oceane Dodin, number 99 in the world and the one in charge of beating the Italian Anna Turati in his first qualifying performance. This will be the first time in the careers of both tennis players that they face each other and it stands as a fairly close contest.

The 21-year-old tennis player had had a bitter start to the season, in the first months of competition, despite having reached the semifinals of the Lyon Open, she had a good fall in the WTA ranking positions due to the injury that He took her away from the courts for a couple of months.

Not being able to appear in the main tournaments of the circuit forced her to leave the top 100 of the world ranking, but with her incredible comeback in the middle of the brick dust season, she returned to resume her position and is once again among the best hundred of tennis players on the planet

After his incredible performance at the Madrid Masters, who reached the third round of the main draw to lose to number 2 the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, The Colombian saw a boost in the rankings and gained several spots that put her back where she had started the year.

Apart from earning good points with the Masters, Osorio also scored after reaching the quarterfinals of the Catalonia Open, the most recent tournament for the Colombian who is targeting the Roland Garrosthe second Grand Slam of the year.