GB Pro-Series Glasgow $25k – Scottish Open

04/03/2020

| Tennis Scotland

Pro Series event Glasgow 2020, male player with winners trophy.

Tennis Scotland, in partnership with the LTA and Glasgowlife, staged another very successful professional tournament at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre from 16th – 23th February. The first combined men’s and women’s tournament in Great Britain’s on the 2020 World Tennis Tour, the event attracted players from across the world.

19 year old Scot Aidan McHugh was Scotland’s highest ranked player in the men’s main draw. Main draw wild cards were awarded to Ali Collins and Scott Duncan. A strong Women’s draw consisting of players inside the top 100 in the world proved a tough task for Ali who lost in the first round. Scott also lost first round after putting up a good fight to eventually lose in 3 sets. Aidan went one step further, winning his first round against fellow Brit Arthur Fery but then losing in the last 16 to number 4 seed from the Netherlands Jesper De Jong.

In the Women’s event 17 year old Clara Tauson from Denmark and current Australian Open Junior Champion came through a strong field to beat Viktoriya Tomova from Bulgaria 6-4 6-0 in the women’s singles.

The Men’s final involved 18 year old Brit Jack Draper against Lucas Poullain from France. After Draper won the first set 6-0 and pressing for a break of serve in the 1st game of the second set it looked all over for the French player but Poullain managed to hold serve and break Draper to go 2-0 up in the 2nd set. That was enough for Poullain to start to work his way back into the match, winning the second set 7-5 as well as the 3rd set 6-3 to win the match, the crowd gave a prolonged applause for what was a fantastic match.

Results of finals:

Event

Winner

Runner-up

Match score

WOMEN

 

 

 

Singles

Clara Tauson (DEN)

Viktoriya Tomova (BUL)

6-4 6-0

Doubles

Kimberley Zimmermann (BEL) & Myrtille Georges (FRA)

Lara Salden (BEL) & Clara Tauson (DEN)

7-6 7-6

MEN

 

 

 

Singles

Lucas Poullain [FRA]

Jack Draper (GBR)

0-6 7-5 6-3

Doubles

Szymon Walkow (POL) & Jan Zielinski (POL)

Evan Hoyt [GBR] & Simon Freund

6-1 6-1

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