06 Apr Fitzgerald Reaches Semifinals in Marsa
Fitzgerald Reaches Semifinals in Marsa
Ciaran Fitzerald reached the semifinals of the boys’ doubles’ competition at the Malta U18 ITF Junior Tournament. Teamed with Joe Mills of Great Britain as the second seed, Fitzgerald earned a first round bye before defeating the Turkish duo of Durukan Durmus and Cahit Kapukiran 6-3 6-3. In the quarterfinals, Fitzgerald/Mills were victorious, 6-3 2-6 [10-7], over Boris Greco and Tim Srkala, both of Switzerland. The duo’s luck ran out in the semifinals, where they suffered a defeat to the fourth seeded Juraj Ciznar of the Slovak Republic and Konstantin Gerlakh of Russia, 6-3 6-4.