Charlotte Bardsley was beaten in the last 32 of the Junior Girls’ Singles to end English interest in the first phase of the European Youth Championships in Croatia.

Bardsley, the 17th seed, was defeated in four straight by 10th seed Camille Lutz of France.

Earlier, Bardsley & Mari Baldwin went out in the last 16 of the doubles, at the hands of  Ivet Ilieva of Bulgaria & Ilona Sztwiertnia of Poland, who had defeated top seeds Elena Zaharia & Kornelija Riliskyte in the previous round.

The Junior competitions finish in Varazdin tomorrow and there is then a two-day break before the Cadet tournament starts on Tuesday.


Junior Girls’ Singles
Round of 32
Camille Lutz (FRA) bt Charlotte Bardsley 4-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-6, 11-6)

Junior Girls’ Doubles
Round of 16
Ivet Ilieva (BUL) & Ilona Sztwiertnia (POL) bt Charlotte Bardsley & Mari Baldwin 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-9)