2
0
1

Medina & Gajdosova: Sailing In Portugal

Anabel Medina Garrigues, Jarmila Gajdosova and two ATP World Tour stars took to the water.

Published April 30, 2012 12:00

Medina & Gajdosova: Sailing In Portugal
Anabel Medina Garrigues, Jarmila Gajdosova

ESTORIL, Portugal - Anabel Medina Garrigues and Jarmila Gajdosova stepped off the clay of the Estoril Open and took to the waters of Cascais, getting a brief sailing lesson from six Portuguese Olympic sailors.

Medina Garrigues, Gajdosova and ATP World Tour players Stanislas Wawrinka and Rui Machado headed to the Cascais Marina on Sunday afternoon and met six of Portugal's Olympic sailors - Gustavo Lima, Sara Carmo, Rita Goncalves, Diana Neves, Mariana Lobato and Francisco Andrade - and were shown how to sail. That was followed by a race pitting Wawrinka and Machado against Medina Garrigues and Gajdosova, and of course the Spanish-Australian WTA duo won.

"It was a totally new experience, and it's always nice to do things other than just playing tennis," Medina Garrigues said of the experience. "The girls were showing us you have to be very strong to control the boats, strong abdominals too. I really enjoyed learning about it and all of them were very good athletes.

"Jarka and I were very happy we could beat the guys in the race too."

See more photos from Sunday's afternoon of sailing by clicking here...

More photos from the Cascais Marina visit...

Share this page!

Related news

  • Ivanovic Safely Into St. Petersburg SFs

    February 12, 2016
    Ana Ivanovic moved confidently in the semifinals of the St. Petersburg Ladies Open with a 6-1, 7-5 win over qualifier Kateryna Kozlova.
  • WTA Travel Guide: Dubai

    February 12, 2016
    The WTA Travel Guide is here to tell you everything you need to know about visiting Dubai - one of the tour's favorite stops - and guest contributor Ana Ivanovic shares her favorite spots.
  • Venus Fights Back In Kaohsiung

    February 12, 2016
    Venus Williams overcame a rocky start to defeat Anastasija Sevastova and book her place in the semifinals of the Taiwan Open.
To The Top
3