In the second confrontation, it was USA. The Takahashi lost in doubles, Bruna Alexandre was beaten 3-0 by Lily Zhang, Bruna Takahashi scored for Brazil, but Amy Wang closed the match with another victory over Bruna Alexandre.
For the place to come, Brazil needed to beat Chile. In doubles, the sisters lost again, to Paulina Vega/Daniela Ortega. Bruna and Giulia returned to the table for two singles victories, putting Brazil ahead 2-1. And Bruna Takahashi, Pan American runner-up on Thursday, closed the match with a 3-1 victory over Chile.
Even though only the three played in the final quadrangular, the team also had the participation of Laura Watanabe, who is one of the candidates to be among the three called up for the Olympics.
For men, the final phase of the tournament was also a quadrangular, with the participation of Brazil, the United States, Canada and Chile. The first match was yesterday (16) against the USA. Calderano won his game 3-0, the Ishiy/Jouti duo made it 3-2, and in the third game Eric Jouti scored the final point, with a 3-2 victory over Jishan Liang.
This Sunday, the duel against Chile was very tough. It started with their victory, 3-1 in doubles, Hugo Calderano drew, but Gustavo Gomez beat Jouti. Calderano left everything the same again and, in the final game, Vitor Ishiy ran over Alfonso Olave.
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