U19 Irish Open - Day 1


U19 Irish Open - Day 1

Full review of the U19 Irish Open Day 1 at the National Indoor Arena. 

Mixed Doubles

For Ireland, Adam Barry & Kerry Fallon won their first match against Logan Ireland (Scotland) & Saffron Morris (Wales) (21-12, 21-11), while Conor Byrne & Anastasiya Bogoslovskaya won their match against Liam Purton & Romilly Rose Calvert from England (18-21, 21-13, 20-22).

Men’s Singles

First seed, Axel Henrik Parkhoi from Denmark, beat Waters from England. His next match against Gustav Bjorkler from Sweden is scheduled for Saturday at 11:00am.

For Ireland, Sean Laureta won both of his matches, against Angus Meldrum from Scotland and then beating Robin Mesman (5 Seed), winning after three close games.


Sean Laureta, second match against 5th Seed.


Women’s Singles

Vivien Sandorhazi (1) from Hungary won her first match flawlessly. Next up at 10:00am on Saturday, she plays against Khushi Nuik from England.

For the Irish players, Alexandra Troy won both matches today. Her first match played against Catherine Wong from England going to two games. Her second match against another Irish player, Kerry Fallon, going to three games. Rachael Woods progreesed through to the Last 16 winning both her matches, the first against Rachel Cameron from Scotland. The second played against Sabrina Steinberga, also Irish player.

Men’s Doubles

Irish pair Conor Byrne & Daniel O’Meara progressed to the Quarter Finals of the Men's Doubles. Byrne/O'Meara beat Adam Barry & Ethan O'Connor 21-12,22-20 in the last 16. to progress.

Women’s Doubles

Three Irish Pairs make the Women's Doubles Quarter Finals.

Kerry Fallon & Megan McLoughlin won their first match against Jessica Allen & Romilly Rose Calvert from England. Kim Feehily & Alexandra Troy won their first match against Charlotte Freer & Catherine Wong from England (21-15, 21-7).

Ireland vs Ireland: Orla Flynn & Pamela Pontanosa played against Neasa Flynn & Saffron Morris, winning with two games. Rachael & Rebecca Woods played against Julia O’Reilly & Asmita Chaudhari, winning 21-15, 21-18.