03 Feb 8th SFAX ITF Junior Tournament 2010: Sam Barry advances to Second Round of Boys Singles
8th SFAX ITF Junior Tournament 2010: Sam Barry advances to Second Round of Boys Singles
Amy Bowtell and Sam Barry are competing at the 8th SFAX ITF Junior Tournament in Tunisia this week.
Sam Barry has been seeded no. 6 in the boys singles and started off the tournament well with a 2-6 6-2 6-1 win over Christian Plattes (GER) in the first round of the boys singles. He will now face Antonio Campo (ITA) in the second round.
In the doubles, Barry is partnering Mate Zsiga (HUN) and they will face Ghorbel (TUN) / Plattes (GER) in the first round.
Eighteen year old Barry who is currently ranked 82 reached the second round of the boys singles and doubles at the Australian Open Juniors recently and the final of the boys doubles at the grade 1 Loy Lang International in Traralgon, Australia.
Amy Bowtell faced Alexandra Walker (GBR) in the first round of the girls singles and was unfortunate not to proceed with a final scoreline 4-6 6-2 6-2. Bowtell will also compete in the doubles event with Agata Baranska (POL). They will face no. 3 seed duo Brown (GBR) / Seateun (FRA) in the first round.
Sixteen year old Bowtell recently achieved a place in the second round of the girls singles event at the grade 1 22nd Czech International Junior Indoor Championships and was a finalist in the ladies singles at the Babalot National Indoors in December.