WPT duo goes strong in South Africa — knocks out top-ranked couple
Pincho Fernandez and Garcia Diestro eliminated Dal Bianco and Arce in three sets, in the last sixteen of the A1 Padel Cape Town Master.
The Spanish pairing of Pincho Fernandez and Jose Garcia Diestro, pulled off the surprise of the day by knocking out the number one pairing in the A1 Padel rankings (and defending champions in South Africa), Franco Dal Bianco and Maxi Arce, 6/4 3/6 7/6.
In an even match, it was Fernandez and Diestro (16th couple of the WPT ranking), who managed to overcome in the tiebreak of the third set.
This afternoon, in the quarterfinals, the Spaniards will face Andres Britos and Maxi Sanchez Blasco. The couple will try to continue their winning streak in the A1 Padel circuit, after winning the only tournament of the tour they played in 2022: the Tenerife Open.