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OUAICHE surprising French champion


Stephane OUAICHE is the surprising hero of French Championships in Mouilleron-Le-Captif. The 20 year old managed to beat four actual or former members of national team in a row, from 2nd round to the final: Abdel Kader SALIFOU (2nd round), Adrien MATTENET

Stephane OUAICHE is the surprising hero of French Championships in Mouilleron-Le-Captif. The 20 year old managed to beat four actual or former members of national team in a row, from 2nd round to the final: Abdel Kader SALIFOU (2nd round), Adrien MATTENET (1/4), Simon GAUZY (1/2) and Christophe LEGOUT (final). He announced his biggest success in short career defeating top seed Adrien MATTENET in five games of the quarter final 4:1 (2:11, 11:9, 11:9, 11:5, 11:9).

OUAICHE showed outstanding strength in the semis when he overcame Simon GAUZY in seven games, winning three games 12:10. Finally, he defeated Christophe LEGOUT who is double older than him.

Women`s no. 1 seed LI Xue managed to defended her title. In the ultimate chapter she surpassed Aurore DESSAINT in five games.

Michel MARTINEZ/Christophe LEGOUT is the best men`s double, while Carole GRUNDISCH and Laura GASNIER are women`s champions.

Men`s single semi-final: Stephane OUAICHE – Simon GAUZY 4:3 (11:8, 12:10, 5:11, 7:11, 9:11, 12:10, 12:10), Christophe LEGOUT – Emmanuel LEBESSON 4:2 (16:14, 11:7, 12:10, 4:11, 5:11, 11:7).

Men`s single final: Stephane OUAICHE – Christophe LEGOUT 4:2 (10:12, 11:6, 12:10, 7:11, 13:11, 12:10).

Women`s single semi-final: LI Xue – Sarah BERGE 4:1 (9:11, 11:5, 11:2, 11:7, 11:6), Aurore DESSAINT – Laura GASNIER 4:1 (11:8, 11:5, 9:11, 11:8, 11:7). Women`s single final: LI Xue – Aurore DESSAINT 4:1 (11:4, 11:7, 11:8, 9:11, 12:10)

Men`s double semi-final Brice OLLIVIER/Romain LORENTZ – Emmanuel LEBESSON/Simon GAUZY 3:0 (11:7, 11:7, 11:9), Michel MARTINEZ/Christophe LEGOUT – Dorian NICOLLE/Loic BOBILLIER 3:0 (11:6, 11:5, 11:2). Men`s double final: Michel MARTINEZ/Christophe LEGOUT – Brice OLLIVIER/Romain LORENTZ 3:2 (11:8, 11:13, 2:11, 11:8, 11:4) Women`s double semi-final Audrey MATTENET/Elisabeth GLADIEUX – Chloe MARTIAL/Sarah BERGE 3:2 (9:11, 11:9, 13:11, 9:11, 11:5), Carole GRUNDISCH/Laura GASNIER – Anais LEVEQUE/Alice ABBAT 3:1 (9:11, 12:10, 11:9, 17:15).

Women`s double final

Carole GRUNDISCH/Laura GASNIER – Audrey MATTENET/Elisabeth GLADIEUX 3:0 (11:6, 11:8, 11:7).

Alex MILETIC, EWT

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