May 17, 2022

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Pereira made it to the semifinals in the United States with the intention of withdrawing

Pereira made it to the semifinals in the United States with the intention of withdrawing

Pereira is trying to reach his 29th final as a professional tennis player

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Sunrise (USA) – After winning his first two games at the ITF M15 at Sunrise, Bernambuco-born Jose Pereira was on the court for just eight minutes this Friday, and his classification was confirmed for the semifinals of the tournament at the Clay Stadium in the United States. 3rd place in the weekPereira led the first set against Ecuador Antonio March 3/0, when the rival decided to drop the match.

The winner of 11 professional futures competitions, Jose Pereira is 31 years old and ranked 526th. He will play in the second semifinal of the season and is aiming to reach his 29th final as a professional tennis player. For that, they need to win this Saturday’s game against North American Ivan Zhou, who is ranked 2nd in the week and 501st.

For the campaign until the semifinals, Pereira gets four points in the ATP, eight points if he is the finalist and 15 points if he wins a title. Reaching 232nd place in 2015 is the best ranking of his career.

Four Brazilians were in the main draw in the North American tournament. Joao Lucas Reyes of Bernambuco and Joao Victor Luriro of Minas Gerais, from Gwalior; Came to the 16th round and got the ATP point. Wilson Light, from Rio de Janeiro, was eliminated in his first match.

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