British Tennis Round-up: World Team Cup medals for GB
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It’s been a busy week at the French Open! Some five-set thrillers, plenty of rain, and Andy Murray into the quarter-finals once again.
Catch up with all of the latest action!
A Great Britain team travelled to Japan for the BNP Paribas World Team Cup and returned home with two medals.
A team of Jamie Burdekin, Andy Lapthorne and Antony Cotterill clinched silver in the Quad event while Alfie Hewett, Marc McCarroll, Dermot Bailey and Paul Stewart took home silver in the men’s competition.
Read a full round up from Tokyo!
Fran Stephenson teamed up with Dutch player Erika Vogelsang at the $10,000 Antalya and reached the final before suffering a narrow 6-4, 4-6 [8-10] defeat to Anita Husaric and Yuliana Lizarazo.
No.7 seed Ryan Storrie was in impressive form at the Grade 1 Belgian International Junior Championships in Charleroi and made it to the final where he suffered a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Canadian Benjamin Sigouin.
Jay Clarke was also in finals action in the doubles with Sigouin but went down 6-4, 4-6 [7-10] to Alexis Galarneau and Jack Mingjie Lin.
Max Stewart and American partner Olukayode Ayeni cruised into the final at the Abris Cup in Budapest but missed out on lifting the title after a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Mikalai Haliak and Michael Vrbensky.
Matilda Mutavdzic had a fantastic week at the Tennis School Cup in Siauliai, winning both the singles and doubles. The youngster beat Elizabeth Strongina 6-3, 6-4 to capture the singles and paired up with Xenia Lipiec to win the doubles 6-2, 6-4.
Samuel Reeve teamed up with fellow Brit Louis Davey, who lost out in the singles final, to claim the doubles title at the Junior Open in Koper with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Lun Obrul and Maj Premzl.
In the girls’ doubles, the British pairing of Leah Gonzales Edwards and Alexandra McDonald agonisingly lost 6-2, 2-6 [10-12] to Vanessa Huber and Anna Puerrer in the final.