Women's Tennis Signee Barquero Wins El Nacional Tennis Championship of Puerto Rico
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis signee Erika Barquero won the singles doubles and mixed doubles competitions at the El Nacional, Tennis Championship of Puerto Rico last week. Barquero partnered with Ignacio Garcia in the mixed doubles and worked with Maricé Aguiar to take the women’s doubles. This is her second women’s doubles national title.
Barquero and Garcia dropped the first set of the mixed doubles championship to Aguiar and Joey Short before going on to win the final two sets to earn the championship (4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (6)). Barquero and Aguiar partnered for the women’s doubles competition, defeating Amanda Rivera and Daniela Latoni, 6-3, 6-1. This is Barquero’s second doubles championship.
Barquero will join the Spartans for the upcoming fall season.