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Pole star Jarvis reaches quarter-finals

Paul Stimpson

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Tom Jarvis notched up another impressive result, sinking the world No 73 as he reached the quarter-finals of the Polish Open.

Jarvis saw off Jakub Dyjas, ranked 103 places above him – coming from 2-1 down to beat an opponent who was performing in front of his home crowd.

It put Jarvis into a Challenge event quarter-final for the first time in his career, and the 19-year-old faced another Pole in Marek Badowski.

However, Jarvis could not repeat the victory against a player ranked at No 123 as Badowski won in five to move into the last four.


Men’s Singles
Round of 16
Tom Jarvis bt Jakub Dyjas (POL) 4-2 (3-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-4)

Marek Badowski (POL) bt Jarvis 4-1 (11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-3)

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