The junior boys team battled hard in Linz Austria at the Junior and Cadet Open, taking victories against Finland, Austria B and Serbia enroute to the quarter-finals where they met the second seeds Hungary. This was to be the end of their journey as a team, but they took it to the wire, stretching their hungarian counterparts to 3-2, with Sam Walker finding top form to defeat former European number 1 Tamas Lakatos 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 12-10).

Junior Boys Team
bt. Finland 3-0
Lost to Slovakia 3-2
bt. Austria B 3-0

Last 16
bt. Serbia 3-1
Lost to Hungary 3-2

For more on the Joola Austrian Junior & Cadet Open visit the ITTF here.