29 Oct Irish Players continue to advance at 10th Torneig ITF Andorra La Vella 2009
Irish Players continue to advance at 10th Torneig ITF Andorra La Vella 2009
There were victories yesterday for all three Irish players are taking part in the 10th Torneig ITF Andorra La Vella 2009 tournament in Andorra.
Sam Barry defeated Ugo Nastasi (FRA) in the quarterfinals of the boys singles this morning (scores will be available tomorrow). He had a 7-6(4) 6-1 win over Alexandre Massa yesterday in the second round. Barry reached the final stage of the men’s singles qualifying draw at the Great Britain F16 Futures last week.
Ciaran Fitzgerald also had success yesterday and will now play Joshua Ward-Hibbert (GBR) in the quarterfinals after defeating Dimitri Garcia (FRA) on a scoreline 2-6 6-4 6-4. Fitzgerald is currently ranked 487 reached the final of the boys singles at the ITF Rushbrooke in July 2009.
Barry and Fitzgerald have reached the semifinals of the boys doubles after defeating American duo Michael Grant and Theodore Sebastian Marin on a scoreline 6-3 7-5. They will now play Laurent Lokoli and Enzo Py of France.
Boys Doubles Results
Girls Singles and Doubles
Amy Bowtell is playing Francesca Palmigiano (ITA) who has a ranking of 631 in the second round of the girls singles this morning. Bowtell is currently seeded 238 and reached the semi finals of the girls singles at the HRT Autumn Cup 2009 in Denmark two weeks ago.
Bowtell has been seeded no. 2 in the girl’s singles event and is also competing in the doubles with Nicole Peterson (GBR) where they defeated French partners Marie-Ambroisine and Laure Eline Faure on a scoreline 6-4 6-0. They will now play Alessia Camplone (ITA) and Ekaterina Tugarinova (RUS) in the doubles semi finals.
Girls Singles Results
Girls Doubles Results
This tournament will continue throughout the week with the finals taking place on Saturday 31st October 2009.