20 Jun Juniors advance in Portimao
Juniors advance in Portimão
The young female players are also having a successful week in Portimão, advancing 2 of the 3 players competing in singles to the third round. Eimear Maher beat Constanca Cruz Crespo of Portugal 7-5 6-4, advancing her to the third round after a bye in the first round. Maher’s opponent will be identified this afternoon after another match is played. Jennifer Timotin, also with a bye in the first round, was ready to play when she beat Benedita Mendonca of Portugal on a scoreline 6-2 all. Timotin’s opponent will also be identified this afternoon after another match is played. Anna Bowtell was matched against Mariana Oliveira of Portugal. Bowtell fought to the end, but was defeated on a 6-3 7-6 scoreline. Botwell will have another chance at a title, as she and Maher are paired together for girls’ doubles. Their first match will take place this afternoon against Beatriz Godinho and Rita Pedroso, both of Portugal. Timotin has been paired with Raffaella Mora of Great Britain, and will take on Carlota Cristo and Ines Salvador of Portugal. Good luck and congratulations to the girls thus far!
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