Day 3 - Getting ready for the semi finals


Day 3 - Getting ready for the semi finals

Day 3 started of with some matches in the lower ranks of the draws, building up to the semi finales this afternoon.

The first matches of Day 3 were in the U13 categories. The youngest boys and girls in the tournament fought for every point and every win even when they are in the lower ranks of their draw.

Unfortunately there were some no-shows, which meant that young players got up early for nothing this morning. Luckily they all have at least one other match scheduled later today or tommorow. No real surprises in the youngest categories, allso in the U17 categories victories went to the favorites of most of the matches. 

On center court there was a real Dutch U17 battle between Tjeu Dubbeldam and Stan Al both [33/64], which ended up in a 3-0 win for Tjeu. Another Dutch battle on court 20 in which Beau Jourdin beat Chester Chan 11-7 11-4 11-4. In the same category Maxwell Orr [65/78] surprised Karim Samir [33/64] with a 11-7 11-3 11-4 win. Pieter de Loos, Dutch player and seeded [33/64], lost in 4 after a thight first against Donal O'Shea [33/64]. Ivan Pérez Saavedra [17/24] and Erwann Poulain [17/24] battled in three 11-6 11-2 11-6. Henrico van der Vegt [17/24] palyed against Oscar Beach [1] but couldn't force an upset and lost 7-11 2-11 10-12.

In the Boys U13 Hugo Idzes defeated Wesley Chan in another Dutch battle in three.  

As of 1.00pm the semi final matches in all categories will be played. All the results can be found online at:


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