Tuesday, 20/2/2018 | 5:20 UTC+0
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    Week 25 ITFs: Praditngam On Verge of ATP Ranking

    There’s been a decent amount of point collecting for our lower-ranked Brits this week at varying ITF events across the globe, with perhaps most interestingly Jamie Praditngam being on the verge of being ATP ranked for the first time in his career after successfully qualifying for the ITF Futures $10k event in Belgium alongside Mason

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    Week 23 ITFs: Njoze Reaches $10k Semi-Final in Turkey

    Mirabelle Njoze was the top performer at ITF level this week, after the sixth seed reached the semi-finals of the ITF Futures $10k event in Antalya, Turkey, in a tournament that was relatively successful for several of the Brits involved. Antalya 10K SF: A good week for 6th seed Mirabelle Njoze too but 2nd seed

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  • Week 22 ITFs: No Brit Progresses Past Second Round

    It was a week to forget for Brits at ITF Futures events across the globe, as no Brit even reached the quarter-finals of any of the events on offer (barring the events in Eastbourne and Manchester). 19-year-old Laura Sainsbury, new convert Dan Dowson and the ever-improving Francesca Stephenson got the furthest with a single main

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  • 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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  • 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: 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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  • 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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  • Weekend ITFs: Carreras and Dart Beaten in Semi-Finals

    The sole remaining Brits in ITF Futures action this weekend fell by the wayside in their respective semi-finals, with qualifier Amanda Carreras’ excellent run coming to an end at the $50k in France, while Harriet Dart fell in straight sets to the top seed at the $10k in Turkey. Out today: Amanda Carreras, $50k, France; Harriet

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