Women’s $6k PSA Challenger, 16-18 Apr, Creteil, France
DAY TWO : Gomez and Mackevica through to final
The top four seeds won through to the semi-finals, but it was tough for #2 Nadia Pfister as she battled for a five game win over Katerina Tycova. She’ll face Cristina Gomez while top seed Ineta Mackevica meets the last remaining Frenchwoman Marie Stephan.
In the evening semi-finals Gomes ousted Pfister in straight games, while Mackevica prevailed in a long four games.
DAY ONE : After the late withdrawal of Enora Villard and Anna Serme the draw has a different look, with Ineta Mackevica and Nadia Pfister the new top seeds and just four round one matches.
There were two upsets in the evening Round Two, as Germany’s Katerina Tycova and Saskia Beinhard followed up their morning wins with victories over the fifth and sixth seeds.
The latest in the series of challenger events in France, limited to competitors from Andorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland. The event will take place on an all-Glass court at the Centre Marie Thérèse Eyquem in Creteil.