By Glenys Furness
- Jack Draper made the final of ITF Glasgow
- Didn’t drop a set until the final
GLASGOW, UK – Jack Draper entered the ITF event in Glasgow and was the second seed. The Brit made it all the way to the final.
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Brit of the Week
Jack Draper entered the ITF event in Glasgow and was the second seed. In the first round the Brit was against Karl Friberg. The Swede offered up little resistance to Draper who dominated the first set, and broke early in the second. The Brit moved into the second round in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.
The second round saw him up against Gleb Sakharov. The Frenchman had nothing to throw at Draper, who continued from the previous round. The seed dominated the whole match, breaking at will. The seed lost only three games as he moved into the next round 6-1, 6-2.
In the quarter-final Draper was against Wojciech Marek. The Pole was unable to stop the Brit from dominating the first set. The second was a little closer as Marek found his game. Ultimately though, Draper secured the break needed and moved into the semi-final 6-2, 6-4.
The semi-final was an all British affair with Draper up against third seed Evan Hoyt. This was the closest match so far for Draper as Hoyt battled hard to stay in contention. The second seed managed to secure the break of serve in each set to move into the final 6-4, 6-4.
In the final the Brit was against Lucas Poullain. Draper dominated the first set as the Frenchman was unable to hold serve. However, Poullain regrouped and managed to break the Brit at the end of the second set to level up the match. The final set saw the Frenchman get the jump on Draper and break serve to secure the title 0-6, 7-5, 6-3.
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Challenger & ITF Round Up
Felix Gill was defeated by Jesper De Jong in the first round in Glasgow 6-0 RET.
Arthur Fery was defeated by Aidan McHugh in the first round in Glasgow 6-4, 6-2.
Alexander Jhun was defeated by Gijs Brouwer in the first round in Glasgow 7-5, 6-4.
Jack Gibbens was defeated by Alexander Donski in the first round in Glasgow 6-3, 6-1.
Scott Duncan was defeated by Wojciech Marek in the first round in Glasgow 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4.
Tom Hands was defeated by Valentin Royer in the second round in Glasgow 7-6(2), 6-1.
Aidan McHugh was defeated by Jesper De Jong in the second round in Glasgow 7-5, 6-4.
Anton Matusevich was defeated by Evan Hoyt in the second round in Glasgow 7-6(5), 6-2.
Luke Johnson was defeated by Jesper De Jong in the quarter-final in Glasgow 7-6(8), 6-4.
Mark Whitehouse was defeated by Evan Hoyt in the quarter-final in Glasgow 6-2, 7-6(6).
Emma Raducanu was defeated by Marie Benoit in the first round in Glasgow 6-2, 2-2 RET.
Katy Dunne was defeated by Lou Brouleau in the first round in Glasgow 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
Ali Collins was defeated by Anna Bondar in the first round in Glasgow 6-3, 6-1.
Esther Adeshina was defeated by Simona Waltert in the first round in Glasgow 6-2, 6-4.
Alicia Barnett was defeated by Anna-Lena Freidsam in the first round in Glasgow 7-5, 6-2.
Samantha Murray Sharan was defeated by Jana Fett in the second round in Glasgow 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
Lloyd Glasspool was defeated by Vasil Kirkov in the first round in Drummondville 7-6(1), 3-6, 6-0.
Ryan Peniston was defeated by Max Purcell in the second round in Drummondville 6-2, 6-4.
Liam Broady was defeated by Roberto Cid Subervi in the third round in Drummondville 6-4, 6-1.
James Ward was defeated by Alejandro González in the second round in Morelos 3-6, 6-1, 7-6(3).
Jonathan Gray was defeated by Alexander Shevchenko in the first round in Heraklion 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3.
Billy Harris was defeated by Antonio Massara in the second round in Heraklion 6-2. 2-6, 7-5.
Emilie Lindh was defeated by Arina Gabriella Vasilescu in the first round in Heraklion 6-4, 7-5.
Emily Appleton was defeated by Chiara Scholl in the first round in Heraklion 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.
Gabriella Taylor was defeated by Daniela Vismane in the third round in Monastir 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(6).
Max Andrews was defeated by Pablo Llamas Ruiz in the second round in Spain 6-4, 6-1.
Amanda Carreras was defeated by Aliona Bolsova Zadoino in the second round in second round in Cairo 6-2, 6-2.
Tara Moore was defeated by Jia-Qi Kang in the second round in Kyoto 6-1, 6-3.
Jodie Burrage was defeated by Berfu Cengiz in the quarter-final in Jodhpur 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Francesca Jones was defeated by Berfu Cengiz in the semi-final in Jodhpur 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(3).
Naiktha Bains was defeated by Abigail Tere-Apisah in the second round in Perth 6-4, 6-1.
Next week Brits play in Dubai, Acapulco, Calgary, Columbus Sunderland, Greece, Portugal, Qatar, Germany, USA, France, Australia & Tunisia.
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