Pedro Munios, A Former Rfet Chairman, Died At The Age Of 72
2021-01-31 | by CusiGO
Pedro mu è Oz, former president of the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET), died on Sunday at the age of 72 because of covide-19. According to federal agencies, the leader had been in Segovia general hospital for several days, but failed to fight the virus.
Munios loves tennis and joined the Federation of Madrid (FTM) in 2001. Four years later, he joined the raft in 2005. Under his rule, Spain won the third Davis Cup salad bowl with Emilio Sanchez Vicario as its captain; in 2008, the team beat Argentina 3-1 in the final of Mar del Plata. It was his first time at home and on hard ground. In addition, Spain also won the Confederations Cup final.
Munios has a strong character and has some differences with the players. During his presidential tour, his firm commitment to the base and the development of important routes to strengthen the Spanish tennis structure still exist. Before joining FTM and RFET, he founded El espinar challenger in 1986, where he demonstrated the talents of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray.
After learning the news, many tennis celebrities mourned his death. “I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of Pedro and the family of Spanish tennis. “Rest in peace,” Nadal said. “It’s a sad day for those of us who love the sport,” Kara Suarez of the Canary Islands added through social media.