Ignacio Astudillo and Matías Torres, in juniors, plus Carlos Lobos and Daniel Oyarzún, in adults, obtained the tickets for the international contest to be held in October in Santiago.
With more than ten thousand people present throughout the weekend in the Costanera de las Ventanas, in the heart of Puchuncaví, the National Qualifiers began for the historic first FTA Tour World Cup Santiago 2017, where surprises were everywhere.
With the Pacific Ocean as a privileged witness, this April 15 and 16 more than a hundred participants, adults and juniors, fought for the first tickets for the international competition to be played between October 5 and 8 in the capital.
The first to seal their entries were in junior categories, where youngsters Ignacio Astudillo and Matías Torres, won the victory after beating the representative pair of Quillota, and will be looking to be the best on the planet.
While the starry day drew the best of this discipline in the country, and was also attended by former Chilean football figures such as Victor “Pititore” Cabrera, Luis “Zorro” Salinas, John Valladares and Jonathan Orellana, as well as the figures of the Colo Colo multi-champion of Chile, Luis Mena and Rodrigo Meléndez, who left their physical in the central court to conquer the glory.
However, and in the most complete of the silences, appeared from Quilpue, Carlos Lobos and Daniel Oyarzún, who appealed to an excellent technique with the left of the first, and the lethal weapon of the head in the second, to take the honors, to overcome in The final to the captain and “Kalule” by 6-4, and keep the ticket for the planetary rendezvous.
A complete success this first date of the National Tour, which will continue during the year its route through the center and south of the country, looking to warm up the engines facing the historic Football Tennis World Cup.