Jeannie Competes in her first International Tournament
Juan Fuster Zaragoza – 28th August
This will be the first time that Jeannie has participated in an international tournament and she needs all the help she can get. The Juan Fuster Zaragoza tournament is for under 14 junior tennis players and takes place at the Club De Tenis “Lope De Vega” in Benidorm, Alicante, during the week of 28th August 2018. This is an important tournament for Jeannie and her coach father Orlando, it will be a new experience for Jeannie as she chases her dream of becoming a professional player.
Jeannie’s recent tournaments have been at the Rafa Nadal Tour in Madrid where she reached the quarter finals and then at the beginning of August Jeannie reached the finals of the under 16 XXI Circuito Andaluz de Verano. It is difficult for Jeannie to compete in many of these tournaments without raising some funding. For example, the cost of competing in the Rafa Nadal tournamant in Madrid, including the hotel, entry fee and travel was around 700 Euros. Ironically, the more successfull she is, advancing to the next round, the more expensive it can be, having to pay for extra nights in a hotel.
How can you help Jeannie?
Even a small donation of €5 will help Jeannie and her Dad to compete in future tournaments. If you would like to give Jeannie your support please make your way to: support-jeannie.com
Jeannie Barcia wins the semi-final 6-3 6-3 against Diana Husar in the 16 years and under XXI Circuito de Verano tournament: