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Europe Youth Top-10 - 8 Sep 2017

DIACONU showed no sign of weakness

Photo: Alan Man

European Youth Top 10 in Worcester

 

Top seeded player in Junior Girls Singles event at the European Youth Top 10 in Worcester, Adina DIACONU of Romania concluded the opening day of the competition undefeated. European silver medalists overcame her compatriots Tania PLAIAN and Andreea DRAGOMAN as well as England’s Denise PAYET.

 

Table no. 3 proved as a very unlucky position for the favorites in the opening round of the all thee Events at the European Youth Top 10 in Worcester. After both cadet’s categories, in junior girls event lower ranked player prevailed on that table. Izabela LUPULESKU of Serbia no. 3 seed, overcame Andreea DRAGOMAN of Romania no 2 seed, in the first match of the day in her category.

 

“It is still a long way to go. This is just the beginning of the tournament, but it gives me good boost of self confidence. Beating no. two in the tournament is a good way to start the day,” said LUPULESKU.

 

In more effective style she overcame Denise PAYET of England in next round, before she lost to ZHANG Xuan of Spain. Lisa LUNG of Belgium beat Spain’s representative and Denise PAYET before she suffered by the hands of Jennie WOLF of Germany.

 

Junior Girls Event

First Round

Adina DIACONU Romania - Tania PLAIAN Romania 4:0 (11:3, 11:7, 11:8, 11:4)

Izabela LUPULESKU Serbia - Andreea DRAGOMAN Romania 4:2 (11:3, 11:7, 14:12, 9:11, 6:11, 11:4)

Lisa LUNG Belgium - Denise PAYET England 4:0 (11:6, 11;9, 11:8, 11:6)

Anastasia KOLISH Russia - ZHANG Xuan Spain 1:4 (10:12, 11:13, 11:5, 10:12, 8:11)

Luisa SAEGER Germany - Jennie WOLF Germany 4:3 (7:11, 9:11, 11:7, 8:11, 11:8, 11:8, 11:9)

 

 

Second Round

Adina DIACONU Romania - Andreea DRAGOMAN Romania 4:2 (6:11, 11:4, 5:11, 13:11, 11:9, 12:10)

Izabela LUPULESKU Serbia - Denise PAYET England 4:0 (11:7, 11:6, 14:12, 11:8)

Lisa LUNG Belgium - ZHANG Xuan Spain 4:2 (8:11, 11:3, 8;11, 11:8, 11:8, 11:4)

Anastasia KOLISH Russia - Jennie WOLF Germany 4:2 (12:10, 11:8, 8:11, 10:12, 11:4, 11:9)

Luisa SAEGER Germany - Tania PLAIAN Romania 4:0 (11:7, 11:3, 11:5, 11:5)

 

Third Round

Adina DIACONU Romania - Denise PAYET England 4:0 (11:5, 11:9, 11:8, 11:3)

Andreea Izabela LUPULESKU Serbia - ZHANG Xuan Spain 3:4 (11:6, 10:12, 11:7, 6:11, 9:11, 11:9, 8:11)

Lisa LUNG Belgium - Jennie WOLF Germany 2:4 (6:11, 8:11, 11:3, 6:11, 12:10, 8:11)

Anastasia KOLISH Russia - Luisa SAEGER Germany 4:0 (11:7, 11:5, 12:10, 11:9)

Andreea DRAGOMAN Romania - Tania PLAIAN Romania 4:2 (13:11, 10:12, 9:11, 11:7, 18:16, 11:6)

 

 

 

 

 

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