September 12, 2020
Dragoș Mădăraș, victory in the qualifications "Concord Iași Open" 2020. Radu Papoe, Bogdan Apostol, Matei Georgescu and Alexandru Jecan left the competition
Five Romanian players entered the field on the first day of the Qualifying tournament at "Concord Iași Open" 2020, the ATP Challenger 100 tournament played in Iași, on the grounds of the Ciric Sports Base, and, unfortunately, only one qualified for the next round.
Dragoș Mădăraș, the one who reached the Qualifications after receiving a Wild Card from the organizers because he won the Pre-Qualification Tournament organized in Iași, won the first match with a categorical 6-2, 6-1, against an American, Hunter Reese.
In the second qualifying match, the one that can take him to the main draw, Dragoș will play, on Sunday, at 11 AM, against the Argentine Tomas Martin Etcheverry, 290 ATP place.
In the other matches played on Saturday, in which Romanian players were involved, the following results were recorded:
Manuel Guinard (FRA) - Bogdan Ionut Apostol 6-3, 6-3;
Matteo Martineau (FRA) - Radu Mihai Papoe 6-0, 6-3;
Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves (BRA) - Matei Adrian Georgescu 6-0, 6-4;
Maxime Hamou (FRA) – Alexandru Jecan 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.
"Concord Iași Open", ATP Challenger 100 Category tournament, endowed with total prizes worth 88,520 euros, enjoys the support of Iași City Hall and appreciates the interest shown by private companies in Romania: Concord Service Center, Nera Computers, Certus Software, Coriolan Aur Smarald, Albrau Prod, Unirea Hotel Complex, Texdata and Lenovo.
Malvina Cservenski, the founder of Malvensky, the jewelry house that provided the gold-plated trophies for the champions and finalists at the BCR Iași Open, said that when she created this trophy jewelry she was inspired by one of the most beloved Romania
The pair of Andreea Roșca/Darya Astakhova prevailed in an extremely spectacular doubles final with the score of 7-5, 5-7, 10-7 in front of the Hungarian couple Panna Udvardy/Reka Luca Jani, favorite no. 4, score 7-5.
The ATP supervisor's report was excellent.
Andrei Oriță, holder of the ATP Challenger 100 “Concord Iași Open” license:
"The ATP supervisor's report was excellent. As a general organization, everything was excellent. Thanks to the public from Iași who sh