Reece Chamdal makes two doubles semi-finals in Nationals
Reece Chamdal had to cope with a major disappointment in the National Junior and Cadet Championships, held at Medway Park in Gillingham over the weekend of May 6/7. He was seeded 6th in the Cadet Boys’ singles, but was eliminated in the first round by David Gofton (Cleveland). Nevertheless in the Cadet Doubles he teamed up with Jamie Liu (Berks), reaching the semi-finals. In the Junior Mixed Doubles, Reece formed an unseeded pair with Mollie Patterson (Norfolk); in the quarter-finals they turned around a 2-0 deficit against 3rd seeds Samuel Kwan & Sophie Barlow (Cleveland), earning a semi-final place 3-2 (9-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7). Their fine run was brought to an end by Matthew Leete (Lincs) & Charlotte Bardsley (Staffs) (11-5, 11-5, 11-9).
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