By Glenys Furness
- Jack Draper claimed title in Roehampton
- Third seed dropped two sets en route
ROEHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM – Jack Draper was third seed at ITF Roehampton. The Brit lifted the trophy dropping only two sets.
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Jack Draper entered the ITF event in Roehampton and was seeded third. In the first round Draper was against Edward Hubner. The third seed had very little trouble against the fellow Brit and completely dominated both sets. Hubner tried hard but was outclassed by Draper who moved into the next round in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.
The second round saw Draper up against Marcus Walters. The seed continued the dominance from the first round taking the first set without the loss of a game. Walters re-grouped and fought back in the second, surprising Draper and levelling the match with aggressive play, losing only one game. The final set saw the seed back on top as Draper once again dominated and moved into the next round 6-0, 1-6, 6-1.
In the quarter-final Draper was against the seventh seed Mark Whitehouse. The first set saw Draper break early and kept the momentum going to seal the set. The second set was much closer, with Whitehouse saying toe to toe with the third seed. Draper, however, secured the vital break of serve to move into the semi-final 6-3, 7-5.
The semi-final saw the third seed up against second seed Paul Jubb. The first set was back and forth with neither playing giving an inch. Inevitably it went to a tiebreak which Draper edged. In the second set Draper re-discovered his mojo and worked out the serve of Jubb. Draper progressed to the final in straight sets 7-6(8), 6-2.
In the final Draper was against unseeded Daniel Cukierman. The Israeli had already disposed of seeded players to make the final, and got off to a great start breaker Draper. The Brit was unable to break back and Cukierman had the lead. The Brit re-grouped however, and was able to get the break in both the remaining sets to claim the title and lift the trophy 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
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Challenger & ITF Round Up
Harry Wendelken was defeated by Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc in the first round in Roehampton 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-3.
Neil Pauffley was defeated by George Loffhagen in the first round in Roehampton 7-6(3), 7-5.
George Houghton was defeated by Rayane Roumane in the first round in Roehampton 6-2, 7-6(0).
Ewan Moore was defeated by Anton Matusevich in the first round in Roehampton 7-6(3), 6-4.
Aidan McHugh was defeated by Charles Broom in the first round in Roehampton 6-1, 6-4.
Finn Bass was defeated by Clay Crawford in the first round in Roehampton 7-6(6), 6-2.
Sacha Modica was defeated by Paul Jubb in the first round in Roehampton 6-4, 7-6(6).
George Loffhagen was defeated by Quentin Robert in the second round in Roehampton 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-4.
Luke Johnson was defeated by Gabriel Petit in the second round in Roehampton 6-3, 6-1.
Anton Matusevich was defeated by Mark Whitehouse in the second round in Roehampton 7-6(6), 7-6(6).
Daniel Little was defeated by Charles Broom in the second round in Roehampton 6-4, 6-2.
Clay Crawford was defeated by Paul Jubb in the second round in Roehampton 7-5, 2-0 RET.
Charles Broom was defeated by Paul Jubb in the quarter-final in Roehampton 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.
Alastair Gray was defeated by Daniel Cukierman in the semi-final in Roehampton 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.
Brydan Klein was defeated by Matthew Romos in the second round in Chengdu 5-7, 7-6(5), 4-2 RET.
Jan Choinski was defeated by Filip Horanský in the quarter-final in Sopot 6-1, 6-0.
Evan Hoyt was defeated by Maxime Cressy in the second round in Lexington 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-1.
Lloyd Glasspool was defeated by Alex Bolt in the semi-final in Lexington 6-3, 6-2.
Jay Clarke was defeated by Nino Serdarušić in the third round in Liberec 4-6, 6-0, 6-1.
Alexis Canter was defeated by Sean Hodkin in the first round in Ireland 6-3, 6-7(6), 7-6(6).
Ben Jones was defeated by Millen Hurrion in the first round in Ireland 7-6(5), 7-5.
Adam Jones was defeated by Gibril Diarra in the first round in Ireland 6-0, 7-5.
Sean Hodkin was defeated by Igor Sijsling in the second round in Ireland 6-4, 6-1.
Scott Duncan was defeated by Simon Carr in the second round in Ireland 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(3).
Joe Tyler was defeated by Andrew Watson in the second round in Ireland 6-4, 6-2.
Joshua Paris was defeated by Matija Pecotic in the second round in Ireland 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.
Millen Hurrion was defeated by Igor Sijsling in the quarter-final in Ireland 7-6(1), 6-3.
Jack Findel-Hawkins was defeated by Andrew Watson in the quarter-final in Ireland 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Andrew Watson was defeated by Ryan Peniston in the semi-final in Ireland 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
Ryan Peniston was defeated by Igor Sijsling in the final in Ireland 6-4, 7-6(8).
Amanda Carerras was defeated by Angelica Blake in the first round in Woking 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Naiktha Bains was defeated by Freya Christie in the first round in Woking 6-1, 7-5.
Alicia Barnett was defeated by Magali Kempen in the first round in Woking 6-2, 6-4.
Ali Collins was defeated by Myrtille Georges in the first round in Woking 6-1, 7-6(3).
Samantha Murray was defeated by Vivian Heisen in the first round in Woking 6-2, 7-6(6).
Alice Gillan was defeated by Lee Pei-Chi in the first round in Woking 6-4, 7-5.
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Emily Appleton was defeated by Gabriella Da Silva Fick in the first round in Woking 6-3, 7-5.
Emily Arbuthnott was defeated by Alice Tubello in the first round in Woking 6-0, 6-4.
Holly Hutchinson was defeated by Pemra Özgen in the first round in Woking 6-2, 6-0.
Angelica Blake was defeated by Lesley Kerkhove in the second round in Woking 6-1, 6-4.
Freya Christie was defeated by Sarah Beth Grey in the second round in Woking 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.
Sarah Beth Grey was defeated by Lesley Kerkhove in the quarter-final in Woking 6-3, 6-3.
Holly Staff was defeated by Giulia Crescenzi in the first round in Ireland 7-6(1), 4-6, 6-3.
Chloe Compson was defeated by Natasha Fourouclas in the first round in Ireland 6-2, 6-0.
Tanysha Dissanayake was defeated by Lisa Ponomar in second round in Ireland 6-0, 6-1.
Darryl Hale was defeated by Ivar Jose Aramburu Contreras in the first round in Mexico 6-1, 6-1.
Jack Gibbens was defeated by Daniel Nunez in the first round in Mexico 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(3).
Isaac Stoute was defeated by Daniel Nunez in the second round in Mexico 6-3, 6-4.
Emily Webley-Smith was defeated by Ann Li in the first round in Lexington 6-1, 6-2.
Katie Swan was defeated by Dabin Kim in the quarter-final in Lexington 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(6).
Toby Martin was defeated by Riccardo Balzerani in the first round in Italy 6-3, 6-6 RET.
Francesca Jones was defeated by Anna Danilina in the quarter-final in Italy 6-4, 6-7(1), 3-0 RET.
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