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Players: Ken Skupski, Jamie Delgado
Ken Skupski & Jamie Delgado have reached the final of the men's doubles in France. Playing as the top seeds, the British duo met Czech Dominik Meffert & Austrian Philipp Oswald in the semi-finals winning 7-6(3), 6-1. For the title Skupski & Delgado play either second seeds Johan Brunstrom of Sweden & Raven Klaasen of South Africa or French duo Romain Jouan & Clement Reix.
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Players: Tara Moore, Melanie South
Tara Moore is through to the quarter-finals of the women's singles in America. Having defeated French top seed and world 183 Irena Pavlovic 6-2, 6-4, Moore now faces sixth seeded American Madison Brengle. In the doubles, Moore and Melanie South have reached the semi-finals and are next up against American duo Asia Muhammed & Allie Will.
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Aegon British Tour Corby
The Aegon British Tour Corby is underway this week at Corby Tennis Centre and has reached the latter stages of the men’s and women’s singles draws. In the women’s semi-finals, top seed Naomi Broady takes on third seed Anna Fitzpatrick, while second seed Lucy Brown plays Lily Miyazaki. The men’s draw has also reached the final four where top seed Josh Goodall meets third seed Nicolas Rosenzweig in one semi-final and second seed James Marsalek plays fifth seed Harry Meehan in the other.
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Grade 4 - ITF 4 Indoor Almere 2013 – Netherlands
Players: Aswin Lizen, Andrew Watson, Sebastian Rey, Christopher Morrow
Sebastian Rey has reached the quarter-finals of the boys’ singles in the Netherlands. Seeded third, Rey next plays seventh seed Ondrej Krstev (CZE). Meanwhile top seed Aswin Lizen and Andrew Watson play each other for a place in the semi-finals.
In the doubles Rey has teamed up with compatriot Christopher Morrow and the duo are through to the second round, while Watson, who has yet to play his opening round match, has partnered German Jannik Roettlingsberger.
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Grade 4 – Copenhagen Winter Cup 2013 – Denmark
Players: Samm Butler
Samm Butler is into the boys’ singles final in Denmark. The 18 year-old second seed plays top seeded Dane Simon Soendergaard for the title. Butler was also in action in the boys’ doubles where he reached the semi-finals with Aman Aarwal.
Grade 5 - ITF/CAT North African Circuit Tunisia – Tunisia
Players: Christopher Clayton, Mia Smith
Christopher Clayton and Mia Smith are respectively through to the second round of the boys’ and girls’ doubles in Tunisia. Clayton has partnered France’s Antoine Monaco, while Smith is seeded third with Portuguese partner Sofia Sualehe.
Grade 5 – 5th Kenya International Junior Championships – Kenya
Players: Daniel Little
Daniel Little reached the semi-finals of the boys’ singles in Kenya where he was defeated in straight sets by Belgian Laurens Verboven. Meanwhile in the doubles William Bissett & Austrian partner Marco Prochazka also reached the semi-finals.
The finals of the 14U & 16U Tennis Europe Winter Cups are taking place at various venues around Europe from Friday 15 February – Sunday 17 February. GB have two teams in each age category and will be hoping to replicate the success of the 12U boys’ team from last weekend.
Tennis Europe Winter Cups Finals 14U
Captained by Richard Plews, the GB boys’ U14 team consisting of Jack Molloy, Max Stewart and Dominic West are through to the final stages in Reggio, Italy where they play Belgium in the opening round.
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Meanwhile the girls’ team of Georgina Axon, Anastasia Mikheeva, Katie Swan and captain Helen Reesby defeated Spain 2-1 in the opening round of the Winter Cups finals to set up a semi-final meeting against the Czech Republic.
Tennis Europe Winter Cups Finals 16U
The boys’ 16U team, consisting of Marcus Walters, Daniel Bennett, Joel Cannell and captain Chris Wilkinson are through to the Ronchin final rounds where they meet Russia in round one.
Meanwhile the girls’ 16U team of Maia Lumsden, Jasmine Amber Asghar, Freya Christie and captain Claire were in action in the final rounds in Vendryne, Czech Republic. In round one they faced Hungary but missed out after a 2-1 defeat. GB now play Serbia in the 5-8 position playoffs.
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ABN Amro World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, ITF 1
Gordon Reid secured one of the biggest wins of his career on Thursday when he reached the men's singles semi-finals in Rotterdam after beating world No. 2 Stephane Houdet of France. He later partnered Houdet to book a place in the men's doubles title decider.
Reid's 6-1, 6-4 victory over Houdet was the third of his career against a world No. 2 ranked player. The British No.1 then played current world No. 3 Maikel Scheffers from the Netherlands, but lost out 4-6, 6-4, 7-5.
ABN Amro World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
The media accreditation application process for the upcoming Davis Cup tie, GB vs Russia, 5-7 April 2013, Ricoh Arena, Coventry is now open.
Apply for accreditation. The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd March 2013.
Aegon British Tour Sutton – Sutton Tennis Academy, February 18 – 23
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20/05/13 - 25/05/13, The Virgin Active Cardiff Club
26/05/13 - 31/05/13, Felixstowe LTC
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