Tsaptsinos beaten by home favourite

Maria Tsaptsinos was the best English performer at the Luxembourg Open, reaching the last 16 where she was beaten by the host nation’s top player.

Tsaptsinos overcame San Marino’s Chiara Morri in four straight in her first match in the last 32, and took the first against Sarah De Nutte in the next round, only for the Luxembourg player to reel off the next four.

Tin-Tin Ho was beaten in her first match in four close games by Sweden’s Filippa Bergand in the last 32, while Kitty Korda and Sam Mabey lost their respective opening matches in the women’s and men’s singles.

Results

Men’s Singles
Round of 64
Irfan Cekic (LUX) bt Sam Mabey 4-1 (11-9, 7-11, 11-7, 15-13, 11-6)

Women’s Singles
Round of 64
Olga Vishnyakova (RUS) bt Kitty Korda 4-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-1, 11-9)

Round of 32
Maria Tsaptsinos bt Chiara Morri (SMR) 4-0 (11-4, 11-6, 11-6, 11-6)
Filippa Bergand (SWE) bt Tin-Tin Ho 4-0 (17-15, 12-10, 11-5, 12-10)

Round of 16
Sarah De Nutte (LUX) bt Tsaptsinos 4-1 (6-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-4, 11-7)

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