Tuesday, 20/2/2018 | 5:23 UTC+0
  • Week 22 ITFs: Carreras Makes $100k MD in France

    In a generally quiet week of ITF Futures action across the globe (this article doesn’t touch upon the events happening this week in the UK), Amanda Carreras is at the highest profile event and has done well to reach the main draw after coming through a couple of tough qualifying matches. In other news, 19-year-old

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  • Wildcards Whybourn, Moore, Dunne Win in Eastbourne

    There were no British qualifiers for the ITF Futures $50k event in Eastbourne, UK this weekend, but this disappointment was more than accounted for in the first round proper, where wildcards Lisa Whybourn, Katy Dunne and Tara Moore pulled of some of their best results of the year to progress to the second round. Absolutely

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  • Week 21 ITFs: Christie and Stephenson Both Fall in SFs

    The excellent runs of Freya Christie and Francesca Stephenson in Korea and Turkey respectively both came to an end in the semi-finals this weekend, with Christie being narrowly defeated by the top seed in Korea thanks to two heartbreaking tiebreaks, and Stephenson winning just four games in her semi-final clash against Frenchwoman Elixane Lechemia. Heartbreaker

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  • Week 21 ITFs: Christie and Stephenson Reach Semi-Finals

    Freya Christie and Francesca Stephenson are the only Brits in ITF action that have reached the semi-final this week, although their were a host of Brits who reached the quarters before falling to superior opposition over the course of the past few days.Most notably, Suzy Larkin won her first two ITF main draw matches and

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  • Week 21 ITFs: Dunne, Christie, Taylor All Through at $25k R1s

    Freya Christie, Katy Dunne and Gabi Taylor are all successfully through to the second round of three different $25k events in Korea, Japan and Uzbekistan respectively in an excellent day for our young female players. Over in the Men’s draws, though, there wasn’t a huge amount to smile about, with several Brits tumbling in qualifying

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  • Dart and Gosea Beaten Finalists at Week 20 ITFs

    Both Harriet Dart and Farris Gosea reached their respective ITF Futures finals against all the odds this week, but neither was able to cap their excellent weeks with titles after two straight-sets defeats left Britain trophy-less in Week 20. Final !! Really pleased with the week! Stepping stone! 😆☺️ @ Goyang Stadium https://t.co/BDaj4gTRss — Harriet

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  • Week 20 ITFs: Gosea, Dart Sole Brits Standing on Friday

    Harriet Dart and Farris Gosea are the only Brits still alive in ITF Futures action across the globe, with Dart having battled her way through to the semi-finals of the $25k event in Korea, and Gosea yet to play his quarter-final match over in Mexico. My girl @harriet_dart kicking butt in Korea! She had a

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  • Week 20 ITFs: Lumsden, Jones Win First Career $10k MD Matches

    16-year-old Ewen Lumsden and 15-year-old Francesca Jones both won their first ever ITF $10k main draw matches in events in Turkey and Tunisia respectively today, with Lumsden’s victory securing him a place on the ATP Rankings for the first time in his fledgling tennis career. Good week for @ewen_lumsden in Turkey – comes through 3

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  • Week 20 ITFs: Lumsden, Aswat Qualify in Turkey

    Young Ewen Lumsden was joined by Imran Aswat in the main draw of the ITF Futures $10k in Turkey in a quiet day of qualifying, while Farris Gosea went a step closer to the main draw in Mexico and Francesca Jones was made to wait another day to secure her place. Proud of my wee

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  • Week 20 ITFs: Young Ewen Lumsden One Away from MD

    After the weekend’s action in Week 20 qualifying for ITFs, there are several Brits still in contention to qualify, although none have fully confirmed their place in the main draws across the globe. The highlights are excellent performances from juniors Ewen Lumsden and Francesca Jones. Lumsden and Jones are stepping up to the senior tour after

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