Sophie stars on first international appearance

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Paul Stimpson

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Bournemouth Sports TTC player Sophie Barcsai performed well at the Hungarian Mini-Cadet Open on her first international tournament at the age of eight.

She beat girls up to two years older than her to win her group in the Under-11 singles and reach the last 16, where she beat Sarah Peter of Germany 3-2 (11-8, 11-3, 4-11, 12-14, 12-10).

She was then beaten 3-1 in the quarter-finals by Greek player Lemonia Gaintantzi, two years older than her.

Sophie also competed in the team event and although she and her Hungarian team-mate were unable to progress from the groups, she did pick up a good 3-1 win over Germany’s Ksenia Bondareva in her final group match.

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