22 Jul Sam Barry reaches last 8 of European Championships
Sam Barry reaches last 8 of European Championships
Sam Barry has defeated no.6 seeded Mate Pavic (CRO) for a place in the quarterfinals of the boys singles at the European Junior Championships 2010. Barry, who is currently ranked 71 defeated the seventeen year old Croatian (ranked 21 in the world) on a scoreline 3-6 6-1 6-1
Earlier this year, Sam achieved a place in the second round of the Australian Open Juniors and more recently the semi finals of the Belgian International Junior Championships and he trains at the BNP Paribas National Tennis Academy in Dublin. The eighteen year old who has just completed the leaving cert. is also competing in the doubles event with Ciaran Fitzgerald and the pair have reached the third round after a 5-2 ret. win over no.1 seeds Marton Fucsovics / Mate Zsiga of Hungary.
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