20 Jul McGee and Morrissey advance to second round at Green Property Mens Irish Open
McGee and Morrissey advance to second round at Green Property Mens Irish Open
The first round of the mens singles main draw of the Green Property Mens Irish Open got underway at Fitzwilliam LTC yesterday with wins for John Morrissey and James McGee.
John Morrissey defeated Lazare Kukhalashvili (GEO) on a scoreline 6-2 6-3 and no. 5 seeded James McGee had a 6-4 6-3 win over Matthew Barton (AUS). James Cluskey was also in action yesterday but was unfortunate to suffer a 1-6 6-1 7-6(5) defeat to Xander Spong (NED).
Colin O’Brien, Daniel Glancy, Tommy Murphy and Barry King will play their first round matches today.
For the doubles event, Barry King has teamed up with Colin Ebelthite (AUS) and they had a 5-7 6-1 [10-8] first round win over Italians Bega/Molina while James McGee and Miloslav Mecir (SVK) have received a bye in the first round. John Morrissey, James Cluskey, Colin O’Brien, Daniel Glancy and Tommie Murphy will all compete in the first round of the doubles this afternoon.
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