The coach who conquered the league and the European Cup with the pachequero team returns after two years as sports director
Joaquín Peñaranda returns to the STV Roldán bench for next season. He has been the sports director of the entity during the last two campaigns and was already the coach of the pachequero team in the club’s most golden age, in which they won the league (2017-18) and the European Cup (2018-19) . After the departure of Juan Alcaraz in June, Peñaranda retakes the reins of the bench. The board opts for a man from the house as a coach, with extensive experience on the bench and who has a deep knowledge of the institution chaired by Antonia González.
Alessandro Hernández wins an ITF in Santo Domingo
The young Murcian tennis player José Alessandro Hernández, 16, has been proclaimed champion of the Pelican Cup, an ITF junior category tournament that was played this week in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). The Murcian beat the great favorite, the Mexican Santiago Arredondo (6-4, 2-6 and 2-6) in the final. Hernández thus adds 30 points for the ITF junior ranking. This Monday starts the Flamenco Cup, another ITF level 5 event, which will feature the presence of players from dozens of countries on five continents. Hernández will look for another title.
Marc Soler leaves Movistar and signs two years with the UAE
The UAE team led by the Biscayan Joxean Fernández, ‘Matxin’, does not stop growing. Next season will be at the height of the Ineos de Bernal and Carapaz, and the Jumbo of Roglic and Van Aert. To the signings of Almeida and Ackermann, the Catalan Marc Soler, from Movistar, is now joining. Tadej Pogacar, the winner of the last two editions of the Tour, will have at his service one of the most complete squads of the World Tour. Soler, who is 27 years old, has been committed for two seasons. The Catalan leaves Movistar, with which he has won the 2015 Tour of the Future, the Paris-Nice in 2018 and a stage in the last Tour of Spain.
The Galician Santi Tarrío, third in Saint Andrews
Excellent performance by the Galician Santi Tarrío, who with a 68 (-4), for a total of 267 (-21), yesterday took third place alone at the prestigious Hero Open in Saint Andrews (Scotland). The winner of the tournament was Scottish Grant Forrest, with a total of 264 (-24).