12 Apr Juniors at Espoirs Poitou-Charentes
Juniors at Espoirs Poitou-Charentes
Several young Irish players traveled to Iteuil, France this weekend to compete at the Espoirs Poitou-Charentes tournament. Niamh O’Brien played Sunday in the girls’ singles 14 qualifying draw, but was defeated by Aurelie Marchal of France 1-6 4-6. Also in the girls’ 14 category, Aisling O’Riordan and Julia Byrne are competing in the maindraw. Aisling will face Vinciane Remy of France in the first round, while Julia is set to play Alice Rame of France today in her first match.
On the boys’ side, Eoin McGovern and Neil Chambers are both competing in the main draw of the boys’ 14 singles. Eoin enters the tournament as the ninth seed, while Neil will face off against Joseph Guillin of France in the first round.