Day 1 England Summary

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Being such a young squad, England were always going to have a tough time against the wealth of experience of the world’s best players. The players fought well and managed 14 wins on the first day, taking some unsuspecting highly ranked scalps on the way, with the sand out performance being Liam Pitchfords defeat off world number 89 Liu Song from Argitina, click here to read it http://etta.tv/english-open/article/?item=820
Below is a summary of how the players performed on day 1.
Women’s Singles
Hannah Hicks losts 4-3, 4-0
Karian Le Fevre lost 4-1, 4-0
Emily Bates lost 4-0, 4-1
Lindsey Thornton Reynolds lost 4-0, 4-1
Men’s Singles
Gavin Evans lost 4-1, 4-0
Tim Yarnall won 4-2, lost 4-0
Liam Pitchford won 4-3, lost 4-3
Danny Reed won 4-3
David McBeath lost 4-0, 4-1
Damien Nicholls lost 4-2, 4-1
Chris Doran lost 4-2, 4-0
Andrew Baggaley won 4-0
Mathew Ware lost 4-1, 4-2
Darius Knight won 4-2
Women’s Under 21’s
Emily Bates lost 3-0, 3-2
Karina Le Fevre won 3-0
Lucy Davidson lost 3-0
Hannah Hicks won 3-0
Emma Vickers lost 3-2, won 3-1
Chloe Whyte won 3-2, lost 3-2
Natalie Slater lost 3-0, 3-0
Caroline Hallows lost 3-1, 3-0
Sarra Wang lost 3-1, 3-0
Mary Fuller lost 3-0, 3-0
Meillisa Wright lost 3-0, 3-0
Under 21 Men’s
Darius Knight won 3-1
David McBeath lost 3-0, 3-2
Liam Pitchford won 3-1
Damien Nicholls lost 3-2, 3-0
Tim Yarnall lost 3-1
Danny Reed won 3-0
Chris Doran lost 3-0, won 3-2
Mathew Ware lost 3-0, 3-0
Gavin Evans won 3-1
Garth Kinlocke lost 3-0, 3-1
David Meads lost 3-1
For the full results click here http://www.ittf.com/competitions/competitions2.asp?Competition_ID=1883&category=pt

hannah_cookeBeing such a young squad (only Andrew Baggaley played in the last English open in 2001), England were always going to have a tough time against the wealth of experience of the world’s best players. The squad fought well and managed 14 wins on the first day, taking some unsuspecting highly ranked scalps on the way, with the stand out performance being Liam Pitchfords defeat off world number 89 Liu Song from Argentina, click here to read it

Below is a summary of how the players performed on day 1.

Women’s Singles
Hannah Hicks losts 4-3, 4-0
Karina Le Fevre lost 4-1, 4-0
Emily Bates lost 4-0, 4-1
Lindsey Thornton Reynolds lost 4-0, 4-1

Men’s Singles
Gavin Evans lost 4-1, 4-0
Tim Yarnall won 4-2, lost 4-0
Liam Pitchford won 4-3, lost 4-3
Danny Reed won 4-3
David McBeath lost 4-0, 4-1
Damien Nicholls lost 4-2, 4-1
Chris Doran lost 4-2, 4-0
Andrew Baggaley won 4-0
Mathew Ware lost 4-1, 4-2
Darius Knight won 4-2

Women’s Under 21’s
Emily Bates lost 3-0, 3-2
Karina Le Fevre won 3-0
Lucy Davidson lost 3-0
Hannah Hicks won 3-0
Emma Vickers lost 3-2, won 3-1
Chloe Whyte won 3-2, lost 3-2
Natalie Slater lost 3-0, 3-0
Caroline Hallows lost 3-1, 3-0
Sarra Wang lost 3-1, 3-0
Mary Fuller lost 3-0, 3-0
Melissa Wright lost 3-0, 3-0

Under 21 Men’s
Darius Knight won 3-1
David McBeath lost 3-0, 3-2
Liam Pitchford won 3-1
Damien Nicholls lost 3-2, 3-0
Tim Yarnall lost 3-1
Danny Reed won 3-0
Chris Doran lost 3-0, won 3-2
Mathew Ware lost 3-0, 3-0
Gavin Evans won 3-1
Garth Kinlocke lost 3-0, 3-1
David Meads lost 3-1

For the full results click here and for a summary in pictures click here.
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Image: Hannah Hicks and Alan Cooke, courtesy tabletennisphotos.com

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