Kacper Piwowar

Fighter Kacper has to settle for silver

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Paul Stimpson

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Kacper Piwowar became England’s first finalist at any level of WTT event as he reached the Under-11 Boys’ gold medal match at the WTT Youth Contender Varazdin.

The Torquay player, a double domestic national champion in July, was up against No 1 seed Mark Gergely of Hungary in the final and was edged out 3-1 (11-8, 11-8, 12-14, 12-10) in a close match. But he can be proud of his silver medal.

In the Under-15s, Joseph Hunter and Connor Green both reached the last 16, where they lost in four to higher-ranked players – in Green’s case the No 4 seed Lleyton Ullmann of Germany. Nathaniel Saunders went out in the last 64 of the same age group.

Ben Piggott and Toby Ellis were both defeated in their last-64 ties in the Under-19s in Croatia.

Results

Under-11 Boys’ Singles
Semi-finals
Kacper Piwowar bt Peter Zidaric (CRO) 3-0 (11-7, 11-3, 12-10)

Final
Mark Gergely (HUN) bt Piwowar 3-1 (11-8, 11-8, 12-14, 12-10)

Under-15 Boys’ Singles
Round of 64
Adam Cseri (HUN) bt Nathaniel Saunders 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-4)

Round of 32
Joseph Hunter bt Matej Haspel (GER) 3-1 (7-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-7)
Connor Green bt Gene Wantz (LUX) 3-1 (11-8, 11-7, 9-11, 19-17)

Round of 16
Alan Kurmangaliyev (KAZ) bt Hunter 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-7)
Lleyton Ullmann (GER) bt Green 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 13-11)

Under-19 Boys’ Singles
Round of 64
Sohan Gilles (FRA) bt Ben Piggott 3-0 (11-8, 11-6, 11-5)
Hannes Hoermann (GER) bt Toby Ellis 3-2 (11-7, 10-12, 10-12, 11-5, 11-4)

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