Tom Jarvis ended Connor Inexperienced’s run on the WTT Feeder Manchester as he defeated his England colleague in three video games within the final 32.
Inexperienced picked up two large victories yesterday to succeed in the primary draw of a senior WTT occasion for the primary time, on solely his second look.
He possibly had a proper to count on a bit extra luck within the draw than to be handed a tie in opposition to Jarvis, who beat his teenaged opponent on his approach to profitable his second nationwide males’s singles title final season.
That match went to 6 of the scheduled seven video games, however this one was shorter and, for Jarvis, sweeter as he by no means allowed Inexperienced to get a foothold and constructed such a momentum that the final of the three video games he wanted was received 11-1.
Jarvis was the one England participant to make it by way of to the final 16 throughout session certainly one of right now’s play, as David McBeath, Shayan Siraj and Louis Worth made their exits.
McBeath took the primary sport in opposition to Belgian opponent Martin Allegro, however the world No 64 and sixth seed hit again to take the following three by ever-increasing margins.
Worth had a tricky process in opposition to fifth seed and world No 59 Steffen Mengel of Germany and was not in a position to land sufficient blows to engineer a gap, going out in three.
Siraj confronted Italy’s Matteo Mutti (WR 190), who got here by way of qualifying, and he held his personal – taking the third 12-10 however finally shedding the fourth.
Third seed Alvaro Robles (WR 46) of Spain was the senior seed in motion this morning and he had a cushty 11-7, 11-4, 11-6 win over Adam Szudi of Hungary (WR 261)
Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall enter the fray within the second session, in opposition to Niagol Stoyanov (6.10pm, Desk 1) and Mihai Bobocica (6.45pm, Desk 1) respectively.
Within the Ladies’s Singles, solely Mollie Patterson was in motion of the English contingent and he or she pushed France’s Audrey Zarif (WR 71) in three shut video games to exit together with her head held excessive – on one other day, she would have taken not less than one sport.
Wales’ Anna Hursey will really feel upset to have narrowly missed out to Hana Matelova of Czech Republic, who at No 77 on the planet is nineteen locations greater than Hursey.
Matelova, who has been greater within the rankings, recovered from 2-1 right down to win it 3-2 (11-8, 7-11, 4-11, 11-8, 11-9).
Prime seed Lily Zhang (USA) made it by way of in 4 in opposition to Nikoleta Stefanova of Italy, however third seed Xia Lian Ni (WR 41) of Luxembourg went out to Huang Yi-Hua (WR 74) of Chinese language Taipei 3-2 (4-11, 11-9, 12-14, 11-8, 11-6).
Mari Baldwin, Tin-Tin Ho, Sophie Earley and Emily Bolton are all in motion within the second session. Earley is on Desk 1 at 5pm in opposition to fourth seed Britt Eerland (WR 42) of Netherlands, whereas Baldwin is on Desk 4 on the similar time, in opposition to fifth seed Liu Hsing-Yin (WR 59) of Chinese language Taipei.
Ho and Bolton are on at 5.35 – Ho on Desk 1 in opposition to sixth seed Yang Ha Eun (KOR, WR 60) and Bolton in opposition to Margaryta Pesotska of Ukraine (WR 86) on Desk 4.