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Tennis: Nexia BT European U16 Tournament

Posted By Sportinmalta On August 23, 2014 @ 11:19 pm In Featured,Tennis | No Comments

The Spanish carried the day in the Nexia BT European U-16 Tournament which was held at the Vittoriosa Lawn Tennis club.

The boys’ final was characterized by its very high quality of tennis between the two fierce competitors, Francisco Bohorques from Spain and Eftherios Neos from Cyprus. Both players hit hard and their play was very strategic. There was a very high level of tennis and both players look set to having brilliant careers in the professional world. Neos Eftherios, through sheer perseverance outsmarted Bohorques Francisco and took the first set 7-5. In the second set Francisco managed to break Neos Eftherios’s defences and won the set 7-5. The final set was again won by Francisco Bohorques of Spain 6-4. Thus Bohorques won the final 5-7, 7-5, 6-4.

The girls’ final between Helena Jansen Figueras from Spain and Kateryna Zadorozhna from the Ukraine was a fiercely fought contest, which was a match of endurance. It can be said that the Spanish had the edge over the Ukrainian. It was clear that Zadorozhna was not used to the heat while it was not a problem for Figueras.. The match was a question of who could survive the heat. After losing the first set 6-1, Zadorozhna had to retire due to fatigue and an injury.


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