Lohan and Timotin to meet in SF of 10K in Portugal

Lohan and Timotin to meet in SF of 10K in Portugal

Top Irish players, Jennifer Timotin and Sinead Lohan are set to play each other in the semi-final of the ITF 10k event in Cantanhede, Portugal.

Both players came through a tough qualifying draw

At sixteen years old this is Jennifer’s first professional IFT tournament. Jennifer has shown her talent by beating the number two seed, Angelica Moratelli from Italy in the second round and displayed great determination to defeat the sixth seed, Ines Murta, Portugal in three sets 4-6 7-5 7-6 in the quarter final.

Sinead has had a spectacular season while away in America at the University of Miami and she been able to carry her great form into Portugal. En route to the Semi Final Sinead defeated the number four seed, Jessika Ponchet of France, 6-3 6-3. Following this victory Sinead also overcame the seventh seed, Ainhoa Atucha Gomez from Spain setting up an exciting semi-final clash with Jennifer.

Tennis Ireland wish both girls the best of luck for the match and hope their success continues!