01 Oct Sam Barry reaches semi-finals
Sam Barry played both singles and doubles in the Italy F28 Futures. During singles he got to the semi finals by beating Francesco Vilardo (ITA) in the 1st Round, Christian Perinti (ITA) (WC) in the 2nd Round and Claudio Grassi (ITA) in the Quarterfinal. Barry lost in the semi final against Riccardo Bellotti (ITA) 4/6 3/6. In doubles, Sam Barry and Cristian Rodriguez (COL) fought long and hard, but lost in the final against Enrico Fiorvante (ITA) and Matteo Volante (ITA) 4/6 2/6. Barry has made it to the semi finals two weeks in a row. What a great accomplishment!
In the Portugal F5 Futures doubles, Daniel Clancy and partner Goncalo Pereira from Portugal made it to the semi finals, but lost against Joao Domingues and Goncalo Loureiro 2-6 3-6.
In the quarter finals of the Izmir Challenger in Turkey, James McGee ended up losing against Illya Marchenko 3-6 5-7.
James Cluskey and partner Matwe Middelkoop, won in the quarter finals against Marius Copil and Andrei Daescu 4-6 6-4 [14-12], but unfortunately lost in the semi finals against David Rice and Sean Thornley from Great Britain 6-3 3-6 [8-10].
Ronan Callaghan, a senior player made it to the final round in the 34th International Senior Tennis Championships; however he lost to Argentina player, Cayetano Sanchez.
This week, 01 October – 07 October, James McGee will be participating in the France F19 Futures against Rudy Coco from France in the first round. James Cluskey also will be participating in the France F19 Futures doubles with Jean Andersen (RSA).
Amy Bowtell beat Angeliki Kairi (GRE) in the Kalamata Tournament 6-1 6-4 and will be partnering with Laura Deigman (GBR) for doubles. Good Luck!