Tomorrow morning, The federal judge for Azul Gabriel Di Giulio decided to accept tennis player Guillermo Pérez Roldán as the plaintiff in the case that will be launched against his father, Ral Horacio., following a complaint made with a tennis player whom Ral had coached before Guillermo. He forbade the father from having contact with his son or his family as well as the tennis player. say giulio later pleaded incapacitated for the various offenses listed on the original indictment: Injury, rape, illegitimate deprivation of liberty, abatement of slavery and fraudulent administration, a jurisdiction that was denied in favor of a Court of Guarantee in exchange for the tandil, part of the same jurisdiction as the azul. However, one offense remained on the side of federal justice, in the file where prosecutor Santiago Iherabide also intervenes: property purification.
a) yes, A new chapter in history beginsWhere Pérez Roldán Jr., a member of the Davis Cup team with one of the most celebrated careers in Argentine tennis, winner of the junior tournament at Roland Garros, seeks justice after more than 30 years.
The tennis player made public the agony she suffered at the hands of her father over the years, Exclusively in the new series “Confidential”, by star+, a dramatic document. The complaint filed by the tennis player before Justice, outlined in the judgment signed yesterday by Di Giulio, is of particular cruelty.
“In particular they state that Mr. Ral Pérez Roldán developed a training “system” or “method” in his capacity as the Director of the Junior School of the Argentine Tennis Association, which was characterized by rigidity and intensity. But above all, to create fear as a means of achieving sporting and economic results; Method that years later the club tried to be repeated by censure in the Estudiantes de Olavarría. They highlight acts of extreme cruelty to children and adolescents and treacherous administration along with physical and psychological abuse and other facts,” says the document, which was accessed infobae,
The tennis player, whose name has been preserved in the letter by officials, detailed his experience with training sessions that took place between 1979 and 1983. “Because she was their No. 1 player, Raul Perez began to slowly present me psychologically; first verbally, making me feel like I was worthless And it was worth nothing if it wasn’t through him and then the submissions were physical, with blows,” he said. “This is the first time I dared and felt free to tell about it, I never did it before, my family doesn’t even know”, he continued later.
The latter paragraph is much worse, with insults by balls on brick dust:
“There episodes of severe physical violence In which I had to leave my house without knowing my parents and on the pretext of tournament Because his face was spoiled. On that exact occasion when I woke up the day after receiving a blow from Perez Roldan and looked at myself in the mirror, I ran out of my house. Perez Roldan and I had to invent a journey until my wounds healed“, He continued.
Guillermo assured in his statement:
“Since I was a boy, I practiced tennis, and from that age I also took to the practice of the sport” with conditions of physical and psychological subjugation and with conditions for my personal liberty by my own father. The teaching method takes advantage of the special status of privilege and the prestige that it holds, It was based on blows and lasting fear. He didn’t have a definitive explanation, it may be because he played tennis badly, because he played well and because he would not underestimate the opponent or because of his personal anger. I always tried to take the blame as much as I could,” said the tennis player. “Before hitting me, he told me to wear training pants so that I didn’t have any marks on my legs”He told later.
His mother, Guillermo assured, agreed to the attacks.
Losing a match refers to a later routine. Guillermo recreates it in front of justice. After the conversation his father “He would beat me until he got tired: with a belt, with a stick or with fists, or he would stick my head in the toilet, insulting me. Tell me about my lost money. This fear remained till the night. Guillermo didn’t dare to go to the bathroom when he got up, so as not to disturb or wake his father. He urinated “in a small cup”.
The cruelty continued into his adulthood. When he lost his first match in an ATP tournament “My father not only scolded me and hit me for hiding it but he forced meas a method of recovery and punishment, that I walk back to my home for a distance of 40 kilometers”, he said before the judge. Raul still hits him after his loss against John McEnroe
That feeling didn’t stop him, Guillermo said, “Until I stopped playing tennis professionally.”
Then, the tennis player gave an important clue in a money laundering case, a money route that It started with a construction firm based in Tandil and ended with a bank in Monte Carlo.