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victor welsh international 2018 day 3

Victor Welsh International 2018 Day 3

Day Three- WINT 2018


In the Men’s doubles, Wales had William Kitching and Andrew Oates, who were knocked out by their English opponents 21-6, 21-12.  Later, Martyn Lewis partnered with English David Hong, also losing in two sets 21-12, 21-19.

Men’s singles saw number one seed Luis Enrique Penalver defeat both Kuenzi and Hammarberg in two sets to advance to the semi-finals where he will play Danish Abildgaard.  Second seed Kai Schaefer was knocked out in a surprise loss against English Alex Lane. Third seed Bernado Atilano was also knocked out by the eight seed in an unexpected defeat and will not continue to day two.

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Welsh number one Jordan Hart easily defeated Amelie Kudsk in two sets 21-9, 21-12 to progress into the quarter finals, where she knocked out Yaelle Hoyaux 21-12, 21-16. She will next face seventh seed Clara Azamendi in the semi-finals. First seed Gayle Mahulette also progresses to the semi-finals, after defeating both Dabczynska and Fuglsang in two sets, where she will play third seed Pereira.