Oct 25, -- The Cuban Osleni Guerrero debuts against Argentina's Federico Diaz in the Pan-American Badminton Championship being held through next Saturday in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic.
The Cuban, currently in 86th place in the world rankings, is the 2nd seed in the tournament behind American Sattawat Pongniarat, considered the best player in the continent, and ranked at number 56th in the global rank.
The winner between the Cuban Guerrero and Argentine Díaz advances to 2nd round and will face the winner between Cuban Leodanis Martinez and Peruvian Daniel La Torre.
Osleni, finished 2nd in the Pan-American Games held last year in Lima Peru, falling in the final against Guatemala's Kevin Cordon, the notably absent on this occasion.
Cuba will be also represented by Ernesto Reyes at the men's singles event, who opens against the Dominican William Cabrera, and if he wins, the Cuban would be in the 2nd round with the winner between American Bjor Seguin and Jamaican Samuel Obrien.
Meanwhile, among women, the also Cuban Taimara Oropeza will clash with the Jamaican Ruth Williams to qualify for the 2nd round.
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