2019 Match Reports

Camille makes Amanda work in very tough warm conditions…

Camille makes Amanda work in very tough warm conditions…

Camille takes a very hard fought match, with Amanda just missing a bit of energy at the end, giving away too many errors... ...
Paul too solid for a Zahed in full progression…

Paul too solid for a Zahed in full progression…

One of those matches where the score doesn't reflect the match, with Paul under a heck of a pressure from a truly impressive Zahed... ...
Amanda closes it in 4 against SJ…

Amanda closes it in 4 against SJ…

In their last encounter in Weymuller, Amanda was up 2/0 and lost it, so today, she made sure she closed it before a decider... ...
Grégoire just couldn’t sustain Joel’s pace at the end..

Grégoire just couldn’t sustain Joel’s pace at the end..

A huge match and a second heartbreak for the French crowd in two days, as Marche bows 3/2 while being 2/0 up.... ...
The Panthere didn’t give the Gazelle a chance….

The Panthere didn’t give the Gazelle a chance….

Camille Serme never let a nervous Hania El Hammamy a chance to get into the match and eases into the final.... ...
Paul comes back from the brink letting the All Black come to life…

Paul comes back from the brink letting the All Black come to life…

A superb battle between two warriors with a similar game, Paul coming back from 8/4, 9/5 in the 3rd... ...
Sarah Jane “had to go another couple of gears” to beat Emily…

Sarah Jane “had to go another couple of gears” to beat Emily…

A lovely intense game between the two English ladies tonight, with Sarah Jane wondering what Emily has done to improve so much!!! ...
Zahed happy with his change of coach and containing James…

Zahed happy with his change of coach and containing James…

Zahed took his revenge from last year semis in Nantes where he bowed 3/2 to James in Graslin... ...
Olivia pushed Amanda nicely today…

Olivia pushed Amanda nicely today…

After a shaky start, Mrs Clyne got a great second game, with Amanda getting it back in the 3rd... ...
Marche takes down top seed Rosner

Marche takes down top seed Rosner

Three-time champion Greg Marche takes out top seed Simon Rosner in massive upset ... ...
Camille in control against dangerous Mille…

Camille in control against dangerous Mille…

The Crowd favourite takes her second match 2/0 without too much worries against the very dangerous Millie Tomlinson... ...
Makin manages Fearless…

Makin manages Fearless…

Joel Makin dominated the match, with a little hickup in the first game, but only one winner today against Fearless Fares... ...
Hania confirms her great form taking Alison out 2-0

Hania confirms her great form taking Alison out 2-0

Hania El Hammamy took her revenge on the experienced Alison Waters beating 2/0 this time after 2 consecutive defeats last year... ...
And that’s the second Nantes Champion out…

And that’s the second Nantes Champion out…

Mathieu Castagnet back to his best level ousted the 2018 Nantes Champion in 3 games... ...
Emily avenges her defeat last year in the final…

Emily avenges her defeat last year in the final…

A rollercoast performance from both players with Emily down 7/1 in the third, to take the match, 11/7.... ...
Simon, finally, in 70m

Simon, finally, in 70m

A 70m match that was a beautiful show, with Borja being the crowd favourite, and Simon needing 7 match balls to close it down... ...
Camille no worries 2/0 but a good battle

Camille no worries 2/0 but a good battle

Camille Serme, French Number 1 managed to contain her compatriot Coline Aumard - who had played another French the earlier round... ...
Paul 2/0, SJ 2/1

Paul 2/0, SJ 2/1

Paul Coll passed the BO3 test in Nantes with flying colours, 2/0 against George Parker... SJ, a bit more complicated against Alex Fuller 2/1.... ...
Amanda 2/0, Zahed 2/1

Amanda 2/0, Zahed 2/1

Pretty straightforward for Amanda Sobhy in the all American encounter against Haley Mendes, more complicated for Zahed Salem in the All Egyptian match against Golden Boy Youssef Ibrahim... ...
Liv 2/0, Grégoire, 2/0….

Liv 2/0, Grégoire, 2/0….

Olivia Blatchford Clyne contained Giant Killer Nadine Shahin while Grégoire Marche gets to play on the glass tomorrow after beating Nathan Lake... ...
James 2/0, Millie 2/0

James 2/0, Millie 2/0

Sort of comfortable for James Willstrop against dangerous Chris Simpson and Millie impressive against Milou... ...
Hania 2/0, Joel 2/0

Hania 2/0, Joel 2/0

Joel Makin taking Alan Clyne seriously, close 2 games, while Hania enjoyed her first BO3 encounter - and no goggles - against Lisa Aitken... ...
Fares 2/0, Alison 2/0…

Fares 2/0, Alison 2/0…

When we say goodbye to the French Wild Cards, with Enora bowing to Alison and Benji to Fares, both 2/0... ...
Emily 2/0 Mathieu 2-1

Emily 2/0 Mathieu 2-1

A nice battle between home favourite Mathieu Castagnet 2/1 against Ramit Tandon, quicker for Emily Whitlock against Menna Nasser 2/0 ...
Coline 2/1, Borja, 2/1

Coline 2/1, Borja, 2/1

Borja Golan solid against Richie Fallow 2-1 while Coline Aumard takes the French derby against Melissa Alves 2-1... ...
Ibrahim 2/0, Haley 2/0

Ibrahim 2/0, Haley 2/0

Very close 2/0 for Youssef Ibrahim against Iker Pajares, while an up and down Haley Mendes took the match 2/1 against Mayar Hany ...
Alan 2/0, Nadine 2/1

Alan 2/0, Nadine 2/1

Alan Clyne recovered from the bug in China to close the game 2/0 against Baptiste Masotti, while Nadine Shahin needed 3 games to overcome Lucy Turmel... ...
Milou 2/1, Chris 2/0

Milou 2/1, Chris 2/0

Milou van der Heijden beats Olivia Fiechter 2-1, Chris Simpson 2-0 over Ben Coleman ... ...
Lisa 2/0, Benji 2-1

Lisa 2/0, Benji 2-1

A nailbitting encounter between Benjamin Aubert and Rafi Kandra, 2/1 to the French while a bit simpler for Lisa Aitken 2/0 against Farida Mohamed... ...
Enora 2/0, Nathan 2/0

Enora 2/0, Nathan 2/0

Quick victories for Nathan Lake against Daryl Selby, a very tense match between WC Enora Villard who confirms her good form beating Tinne Gilis for the second time in a week ...