well done to amy bowtell who qualified today for the main draw of a $75.000 event in england, she is drawn against the no 2 seed karolina pliskova from the czech rep, amy also got a wild card for the doubles draw
there were mixed fortunes today for amy bowtell in the $75,000 in shrewsbury, she lost 61 63 to karolina pliskova from the czech rep, but on a brighter note, she recorded her first ever win at 75k level in the doubles, tomorrow she is up against the no 4 seeds julie coin from france and an vrjlic from croatia
Grainne O'Neill plays on my school's tennis team and I work at the tennis center. I met her last week, she's so sweet. We went out dancing with some of the tennis girls for my 21st haha Looking forward to watching her play this season.
(1) Keren SHLOMO ISR vs Lara MICHEL SUI
wc Adreanna CHRISTOPOULOU GRE vs Stamatia FAFALIOU GRE
q Francesca SELLA ITA vs Paulina CZARNIAK POL
(6) wc Despina PAPAMICHAIL GRE vs Pauline PAYET FRA
(3) Maria SAKKARI GRE vs wc Irini PAPAGEORGIOU GRE
q Sabina Elena PREDA ROU vs Francesca PALMIGIANO ITA
Despoina VOGASARI GRE vs Agni STEFANOU GRE
(7) Stephanie SCIMONE ITA vs q Josephine BOUALEM ESP
(8) Karina ISAYAN RUS vs Kathinka VON DEICHMANN LIE
Natasha BREDL AUT vs Kerstin PECKL AUT
wc Elpida MALAMOU GRE vs Laura DEIGMAN GBR
(4) Nicole CLERICO ITA vs Trang HUYNH PHUONG DAI VIE
(5) Lisanne VAN RIET NED vs q Stefanie STEMMER GER
Afroditi LATINOPOULOU GRE vs q Valentini GRAMMATIKOPOULOU GRE
q Jessica SABESHINSKAJA GER vs q Marlies SZUPPER AUT (2) Amy BOWTELL IRL vs Angeliki KAIRI GRE
Tennis: Irish ace Amy Bowtell is set to jump over 60 places in the singles world rankings after her impressive march to the quarter-finals of this week's ITF Women's Circuit event in Glasgow. The Irish No 1 knocked out No 3 seed France's 222-ranked Julie Coin, in the second round of the $25,000 indoor hardcourt tournament and has moved up to a ranking of 476 -- her highest to date.
The 19-year-old from Greystones hopes of a semi-final place were dashed when she suffered a 7-6 (7/3) 6-3 defeat by the No 6 seed, Croatia's 240-ranked Ana Vrljic.