Georgios Gerakios (picture by John Upham)

English duo reach quarter-finals in Egypt

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Paul Stimpson

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Naphong Boonyaprapa and Georgios Gerakios powered to two group-stage victories to reach the Cadet Boys’ Team knockout rounds at the Egypt Junior & Cadet Open.

The Nottingham duo overcame Lebanon and a Saudi Arabia-Ukraine composite, both 3-0, either side of a 3-1 defeat to Egypt IV in the tournament at Sharm El Sheikh.

It put them into the quarter-finals, where their run was ended by a Tunisia-Egypt combination. Both boys now turn their attention to the singles and doubles competitions, which begin on Friday.

Results

Cadet Boys’ Team
Group 3
England 3 Lebanon 0
Naphong Boonyaprapa bt Mohamad Chiri 3-0 (11-4, 11-5, 11-7)
Georgios Gerakios bt Youssef Chiri 3-0 (11-5, 11-3, 11-4)
Boonyaprapa & Gerakios bt Chiri & Chiri 3-0 (11-2, 11-5, 11-2)

Egypt IV 3 England 1
Boonyaprapa bt Yassin Wael 3-0 (11-9, 12-10, 11-6)
Yassin Gaber bt Gerakios 3-1 (11-8, 12-14, 11-7, 11-5)
Wael & Gaber bt Boonyaprapa & Gerakios 3-0 (14-12, 11-9, 11-8)
Wael bt Gerakios 3-0 (11-4, 11-1, 11-7)

England 3 Saudi Arabia-Ukraine 0
Boonyaprapa bt Abdullah Alzahrani 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-9)
Gerakios bt Oleksandr Heleta 3-0 (11-3, 11-9, 12-10)
Boonyaprapa & Gerakios bt Alzahrani & Heleta 3-0 (11-4, 11-8, 11-1)

Quarter-finals
Egypt-Tunisia 3 England 0
Habib Ameur bt Boonyaprapa 3-1 (14-12, 11-7, 9-11, 11-9)
Mohamed Sameh bt Gerakios 3-0 (11-8, 11-5, 11-8)
Ameur & Sameh bt Boonyaprapa & Gerakios 3-2 (7-11, 11-5, 12-10, 9-11, 11-5)

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