17 - 23 June 2019

Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy

Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club

Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy – 17 - 23 June 2019

Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy: Daily updates from Yorkshire

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Saturday - Ilkley doubles champions crowned

Maria Sanchez and Asia Muhammad, and Austin Krajicek and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were crowned doubles champions at the Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy on Saturday. 

American duo Sanchez and Muhammad battled past Natela Dzalamdidze and Galina Voskoboeva 4-6, 6-3, [10-1], while Krajicak and Nedunchezhiyan overcame German duo Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies 6-3, 6-3. 

Dayana Ystremska defeated Russian seventh seed Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 6-3 to set up a final with Tereza Smitkova who sailed past Abigail Tere-Apisah 6-2, 6-1. Meanwhile Oscar Otte will face eighth seed Sergiy Stakhovsky in Sunday's second final of they day. Germany's Otte eased past Jason Kubler 6-0, 7-5, while Ukrainian Stakhovsky defeated seventh seed Michael Mmog 6-4, 7-5. 

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Friday - Stakhovsky defeats top seed Thompson 

Eighth seed Sergiy Stakhovsky was in fine form at the Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy on Friday as he defeated top seed Jordan Thompson. The Ukrainian captured a 6-4, 6-4 victory to set up a semi-final with seventh seed Michael Mmoh on Saturday, who eased past third seed Thomas Fabbiano 6-1, 6-2.  

Fifth seed Peter Polansky battled past Australia's Jason Kubler 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-2 to secure his final-four spot in the ATP Challenger tournament and he'll go on to play Oscar Otte after the German defeated Darian King 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.

In doubles, Austin Krajicek and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan defeated British wild cards Liam Broady and Scott Clayton 7-5, 6-3 to set up a final with Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies on Saturday. The German duo claimed a tight two-set victory over Indian pairing N.Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan. 

In the concurrent ITF Pro Circuit event, Harriet Dart's brilliant run came to an end as she fell to Dayana Yastremska in a three-set quarter-final. The Ukrainian will next face Russian seventh seed Ekaterina Alexandrova, who fought past top seed Kaia Kanepi to claim a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) victory. 

Tereza Smitkova and Abigail Tere-Apisah complete the second semi-final clash after they defeated Ons Jabeur and Evgeniya Rodina respectively. 

Finally, Americans Asia Muhammad and Maria Sanchez booked their ticket into the ladies' doubles final with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Russian fourth seeds Valeria Savinykh and Yana Sizikova. They will take on Natela Dzalamidze and Galina Voskoboeva on Saturday after the pair battled past second seeds Eri Hozumi and Luksika Kumkhum 4-6, 7-6(2), [10-7]. Check out the draws and Saturday's order of play here.  

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Thursday - Dart seals quarter-final spot

Thursday’s Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy action saw British wild card Harriet Dart progress to the ITF Pro Circuit quarter-final, while Liam Broady and Scott Clayton defeated third seeds Purav Raja and John-Patrick Smith to progress to the semi-finals of the ATP Challenger doubles. 

Recently awarded a Wimbledon wild card, a dominant Dart defeated Russian Anna Kalinskaya 6-4, 6-1 and will go on to play Dayan Yastremska on Friday for a place in the semi-final.

Ilkley’s top women's seed Kaia Kanepi survived a potential scare against American Irina Falconi. Falconi was a set up before Kanepi battled back to win 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.  She'll face seventh seed Ekatorina Alexandrova next, who eased past Jamie Loeb 6-3, 6-4. 

2016 Ilkley Trophy champion Evegniya Rodina also cemented her place in the quarter-finals after defeating qualifier Vanessa Andrescu 6-3, 6-2. She'll take on Abigail Tere-Apisah who sailed past Arina Rodionova 6-2, 6-3. Last week's Fuzion 100 Manchester Trophy champion Ons Jabeur won her sixth straight grass court match by beating Eri Hozumi 6-3, 6-0 and she'll next face Tereza Smitkova, who overcame Lauren Davis 6-3, 6-1. 

In the women's doubles, British wild cards Olivia Nicholls and Gabriella Taylor fell short of making the semi-finals as they fell in three sets to second seconds. 

Meanwhile in the men’s doubles, Broady and Clayton, who also received wild cards into Wimbledon, sealed semi-final spots as they prevailed 6-3, 7-6(6).  They will face Austin Krajicek and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in their final-four clash after the pair defeated Nature Valley Open champions Joe Salisbury and Frederik Nielsen 6-3, 7-6(7). 

The men’s second round singles concluded with three of the top eight remaining seeds in action and all progressing to the quarter-finals. Ilkley's third seed Thomas Fabbiano needed three sets to defeat Alexander Bublik, while fifth seed Peter Polansky and Michael Mmoh edged past Tatsuma Ito and Stefano Travaglia respectively in straight sets.

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Wednesday - Dart secures final-16 berth

Harriet Dart kickstarted her Fuzion 100 Trophy Ilkley campaign with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Dutch opponent Richel Hogenkamp. The 21-year-old, who yesterday received a wild card into the main draw of Wimbledon, goes on to play Russia's Anna Kalinskaya on Thursday for a place in the quarter-finals. 

Katie Swan, who also received a Wimbledon wild card, took Thai third seed Luksika Kumkhum to three sets but narrowly missed out on progressing after falling 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. 

Maia Lumsden was the third remaining Brit competing in the singles of the ITF Pro Circuit tournament and found herself up against top seed Kaia Kanepi, who proved too strong on the day and captured a 6-3, 6-2 victory. 

2016 champion Evgeniya Rodina came from a set down to defeat sixth seed Nicole Gibbs 2-6, 6-3, 6-0, while 2018 Fuzion 100 Manchester Trophy champion and Wimbledon wild card Ons Jabeur carried on her fine form and overcame fourth seed Viktorija Golubic 6-4, 6-3. Ilkley’s second seed Belinda Bencic withdrew from her opening round match against qualifier Abigail Tere-Apisah due to injury. 

Bencic also retired from her match with partner Bibiane Schoofs, gifting British wild card pairing Olivia Nicholls and Gabriella Taylor a place in the quarter-finals. British duo Danielle Daley and Louise Holtum were close to joining Nicholls and Taylor but fell 3-6(7), 6-3, [10-5] to Natela Dzalamidze and Galina Voskoboeva.

Meanwhile in the men's ATP Challenger event, three second-round matches took place with Australian top seed Jordan Thompson becoming the first quarter-finalist as he sailed past Hiroki Moriya 6-2, 6-2.  He next faces eighth seed Sergiy Stakhovsky who moved comfortably past Kevin King 6-4, 6-0. Germany's Oscar Otte also booked his place in the final-eight as he overcame second seed Zurgen Zopp in straight sets. 

On Thursday, British duo Liam Broady and Scott Clayton return to take on third seeds Purav Raja and John-Patrick Smith for a semi-final spot. Britain's Joe Salisbury and Frederik Nielsen of Denmark will also be in action against Austin Krajicek and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, who they defeateted in Saturday's Nature Valley Open final. The men’s second round concludes with third seed Thomas Fabbiano, fifth seed Peter Polansky and seventh seed Michael Mmoh all in action - check out the draws and order of play here.  

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Tuesday - British doubles stars progress 

Tuesday of the Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy saw opening round singles and doubles main draw action for the men's ATP Challenger event, along with the final round of qualifying and first round main draw clashes for the women's ITF Pro Circuit tournament. 

In the ATP Challenger event, four top seeds progressed including Jordan Thompson, Thomas Fabbiano, Peter Polansky, Michael Mmoh, while British wild cards Geroge Loffhagen and Aidan McHugh fell in their opening round encounters. American qualifier  Noah Rubin, served up the surprise of the day as he defeated fourth seed Ilya Ivashka of Belarus 6-2, 6-4. 

In doubles, British duo Liam Broady and Scott Clayton defeated Thai twins Sanchait and Sonchat Ratiwatana 7-6(6), 6-4, while Nature Valley Open championships Joe Salisbury and Frederik Nielsen followed up their successs in Nottingham with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over top seeds Marcelo Arevalo and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo. Luke Johnson and Jack Findel-Hawkins narrowly missed out on a spot in the second round as they fell 7-6(4), 7-6(3) to French fourth seeds Jonathan Eysseric and Hugo Nys.

Earlier in the day, the remaining women’s qualifying matches were played with Tereza Smitkova, Bianca Andreescu, Abigail Tere-Apisah and Maria Sanchez all securing spots in the ITF Pro Circuit main draw. British wild card Gabriella Taylor faced Dayana Yastremska in the opening round but fell 6-1, 6-3 to the in-form Ukrainian.  

Wednesday will welcome top seeds Kaia Kanepi and Belinda Bencic who will take on Britain's Maia Lumsden and Abigail Tere-Apsiah of Papua New Guinea respectively, and Katie Swan and Harriet Dart will also begin their title campaigns - check out the draws and order of play here 

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Monday - Main draw gets underway in Ilkley

Monday of the Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy saw the remaning rounds of qualifying played along with opening round main draw clashes. The day started with qualifying matches that were left unfinished due to rain on Sunday, with Kamil Majchrzak, Akira Santillan, Hiroki Moryiya and Noah Rubin all successfully qualifying for the main draw of the ATP Challenger tournament.

In the main draw, Liam Broady narrowly missed out on a second round spot after falling 1-6, 7-6(2), 6-2 to eighth seed Sergiy Stakhovsky.  He'll return for doubles action on Tuesday with Scott Clayton. 

Meanwhile in the concurrent women's tournament, Britain's Freya Christie and Emily Appleton missed out on making the final round of qualifying as they fell in straight sets to top seed Bibiane Schoops and eighth seed Jaimee Fourlis respectively. 

Tuesday welcomes the final round of qualifying and opening round main draw action for the ITF Pro Circuit event, with Britain's Gabriella Taylor, Katie Swan, Maia Lumsden, Harriet Dart all set to play for a spot in the second round. 

Australian top seed Jordan Thompson and British trio Alex Ward, Aidan McHugh and George Loffhagen will also take to the grass courts to play for a spot in the second round of the ATP Challenger tournament, and British duos Broady and Scott Clayton,  Luke Johnson and Jack Findel-Hawkins, and Luke Bambridge and Jonny O'Mara, will get their doubles campaigns under way. Nature Valley Open men's doubles champions Joe Salisbury and Frederik Nielsen will also be in action - check out the draws and order of play here

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