Emilio Gomez Leads Salinas Challenger Entry List

Emilio Gomez (photo: Sala de prensa Challenger de Salinas)


Professional tennis will return to the province of Santa Elena in Ecuador for the 2022 edition of the Challenger de Salinas Copa Banco Guayaquil presentado por CNT, which will be held from April 3 to 9 at the Salinas Golf & Tennis Club.

The entry list of the $53,120 hard-court tournament is led by home favourite and defending champion Emilio Gomez. The World No. 141 will be joined by four more Top 200 players: Christopher Eubanks from the United States, Ramkumar Ramanathan of India as well as Argentines Camilo Ugo Carabelli and Nicolas Kicker.

We continue with our goal of having more Challenger tournaments in Ecuador,” tournament director Andres Gomez said. “It is a great opportunity for our tennis players to compete at home at the highest level. In addition, several Ecuadorian youngsters will have the chance to take their first steps in these kind of tournaments.”

The former World No. 4 and singles champion at Roland-Garros in 1990 will be in charge of the event together with Luis Adrian Morejon.

Salinas Challenger Entry List 

1 Emilio Gomez 141
2 Christopher Eubanks 157
3 Ramkumar Ramanathan 170
4 Camilo Ugo Carabelli 175
5 Nicolas Kicker 196
6 Alexander Ritschard 227
7 Andrea Collarini 242
8 Kaichi Uchida 251
Antoine Escoffier 253
Hiroki Moriya 261
Nicolas Mejia 264
Yosuke Watanuki 267
Tung-Lin Wu 272
Go Soeda 275
Arthur Cazaux 285
Facundo Diaz Acosta 293
Nicolas Moreno De Alboran 295
Nick Hardt 313
Hernan Casanova 314
Dragos Nicolae Madaras 326
Daniel Dutra da Silva 333