By Glenys Furness
- Paul Jubb claimed ITF title in Cancun
- Brit did not drop a set all week
CANCUN, MEXICO – Paul Jubb entered the ITF even and was the eighth seed. The Brit didn’t drop a set all week.
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Brit of the Week
Paul Jubb entered the ITF event in Cancun and was the eighth seed. In the first round the Brit was against Matheus Pucinelle De Almeida. Jubb took the game to the Brazilian and broke serve in the first set. The Brit was pushed hard in the second set and taken to a tiebreak. Pucinelle Del Almeida could not stay with the Brit in the breaker and Jubb moved into the next round 6-3, 7-6(4).
The second round saw Jubb against American Connor Farren. The eighth seed was taken to a tiebreak in the first set. The Brit dominated the breaker and moved into the lead. In the second set Jubb dominated with the American hardly getting a look in. The seed progressed to the next round in straight sets 7-6(2), 6-2.
In the quarter-final the Brit was against the third seed Jorge Panta. The Peruvian although ranked higher, was no match for Jubb. The eighth seed was in control throughout the whole match, Panta struggled to hold serve. The Brit dominated and broke more or less at will. Jubb moved into the semi-final for the loss of two games 6-1, 6-1.
The semi-final saw the Brit against Canadian David Volfson. The seed continued where he had left off in the last round. Controlling the match Jubb took the first set without losing a game. In the second set the seed needed only one break of serve to move into the final 6-0, 6-3.
In the final the Brit was against seventh seed Joao Reis Da Silva. The Brazilian stayed toe to toe with Jubb in the first set and forced a tiebreak. In the breaker the Brit dominated and moved ahead for the lead. The second set saw Jubb totally control the match and didn’t lose another game to claim the title 7-6(3), 6-0.
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Challenger & ITF Round Up
Brydan Klein was defeated by Steven Diez in the third round in Pune 6-0, 6-2.
Jay Clarke was defeated by James Duckworth in the final in Pune 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Ryan Peniston was defeated by Blaž Kavčič in the first round in Champaign 6-4, 6-3.
Evan Hoyt was defeated by Aleksandar Kovacevic in the first round in Champaign 6-4, 6-2.
Lloyd Glasspool was defeated by Blaž Kavčič in the third round in Champaign 7-5, 7-6(5).
Jack Draper was defeated by Elias Ymer in the second round in Helsinki 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
Jan Choinski was defeated by Antoine Hoang in third round in Ortisei 7-5, 6-4.
Mark Whitehouse was defeated by Riccardo Balzerani in the quarter-final 6-2, 6-3.
Toby Martin was defeated by Alexander Erler in the first round in Heraklion 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Aidan McHugh was defeated by Patrick Kypson in the first round in Heraklion 6-3, 6-0.
Luke Johnson was defeated by Yishai Oliel in the in the second round in Heraklion 6-2, 6-1.
Billy Harris was defeated by Alexander Erler in the second round in Heraklion 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
Anton Matusevich was defeated by Nikita Mashtakov in the second round in Heraklion 6-0, 6-4.
Ali Collins was defeated by Alba Carrillo Marin in the first round in Heraklion 6-0, 3-6, 7-5.
Sonay Kartal was defeated by Daniela Vismane in the second round in Heraklion 6-4, 6-2.
Jake Hersey was defeated by Naoki Tajima in the second round in Tunisia 6-2, 6-3.
Patrick Foley was defeated by Dennis Uspensky in the first round in Mozambique 6-2, 6-3.
Alexis Canter was defeated by Dominik Palan in the quarter-final in Mozambique 6-3, 6-4.
Katie Boulter was defeated by Xun Fangying in the second round in Thailand 6-1, 6-4.
Emma Raducanu was defeated by Anastasia Zakharova in the quarter-final in Belarus 7-5, 6-2.
Aleksandra Pitak was defeated by Valentina Ryser in the first round in Egypt 7-6(4), 6-4.
Katarzyna Pitak was defeated by Giorgia Pinto in the first round in Egypt 6-2, 6-1.
Alice Gillan was defeated by Diana Demidova in the first round in Turkey 6-4, 6-1.
Freya Christie was defeated by Sofia Shapatava in the quarter-final in India 6-1, 6-2.
Next week Brits play in Madrid, France, Greece, USA, Tunisia, Turkey, India, Italy, & Egypt.
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