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British Tennis Round-up: GB wins gold in Ecuador at the Inas Global Games



Great Britain players won the gold medal in the men's team event, the silver medal in the men's singles and the silver and bronze medals in the men's doubles as the Inas Global Games in Ecuador.

After finishing unbeaten in five ties earlier in the week, the Great Britain A team of Fabrice Higgins and Dominic Iannotti were confirmed as gold medallists in the men’s team event.


GB wheelchair players Jordanne Whiley and Antony Cotterill both claimed titles at the Sardinia Open.

Jordanne Whiley won her fifth women's doubles title of the season partnering Yui Kamiji, while Antony Cotterill won the quad doubles for back-to-back ITF 1 Series doubles titles.

Whiley and Kamiji lived up to their top seeding in a tense women’s doubles final as the six-time Grand Slam champions edged a deciding championship tie-break to beat second seeds Kgothatso Montjane of South Africa and Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands 6-2, 3-6, (10-6).

Cotterill won his second quad doubles title in two weeks with an Israeli partner, teaming up with Itay Erenlib to beat Erenlib’s countrymen Boaz Kramer and Shraga Weinberg 7-6(2), 6-3. Cotterill had partnered Weinberg to the quad doubles title at the Open de L’ile de Re.



Lloyd Glasspool and Josh Ward-Hibbert reached the doubles final at the ITF Futures tournament in Sevilla but lost to number 2 seeds Marco Bortolotti (ITA) and Juan Lizariturry (ESP) 6-3 6-4.


Joe Salisbury teamed up with David O’Hare from Ireland to claim the ITF Futures titles in Falun, Sweden after a 6-3 7-5 win over fellow brits James Marslek and Marcus Willis.


Naomi Broady made it through to the final of the $75,000 Alberquerque, New Mexico after knocking out the first seed in the quarter-finals. Naomi lost to qualifier Michaella Krajicek (NED) in a close 3 set match, 6-7(2), 7-6(3), 7-5.


Katie Swan stormed through to take the $10,000 Madrid title by defeating third seed Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar (ESP) in a tight three set match. Despite losing the first set in a tie break, Katie pulled through to win 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-3.


Second seed Freya Christie battled through to the final of $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh, but unfortunately lost out to the number 1 seed, Victoria Kuzmova (SVK) in a close two set match 7-6(4), 7.5.

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