We are already closing in on the semi-finals of the mixed doubles and it hasn’t all been going in favor of the top seeds.

Round 1

Natalie Slater pulled out of the competition last night which means that the reigning champions of Nutland/Slater are unable to defend their title, gifting Ward/Milwain a spot in the quarter-finals.

Weerasignhe/Torkington (SX) bt. Rutherford/Rutherford (SX) 3-1
Hanh/Neil bt. Facey-Thomspson/Hoang (MI) 3-1
Morais (MI)/Dawson(CV) bt. Holland/Collier (E) 3-0
Davies/Roys (LA) bt. Ross/Ross(LA) 3-2
Ward (ST)/Milwain (DY) bt. Nutland (WO)/Slater (ST) W/O
Downing (IW)/Kirby (MI) bt. Lo(Y)/Gray(K) 3-0
Sussex/Smith (DV) bt. Wilson/Peak (SX) 3-1


The seeds now enter the fray, out of the 4 only 3 would make it through triumphantly, with Lewis Gray/Yolanda King being knocked out by Igor Morais/Jessica Dawson in the straight games.

Cullen/Davidson bt. Weerasignhe/Torkington 3-2
Lowe (DY)/Travis (CO) bt. Rose/Jackson (DV) 3-0
Hanh (DU)/Neil (NG) bt. McTiernan (BK)/Ashley (DY) 3-0
Morais (MI)/Dawson (CV) bt. Gray(K)/King(SX) 3-0
Zilesnick/Whyte bt. Davies/Roys (LA) 3-0
Ward (ST)/Milwain (DY) bt. Morais/Higham (BK) W/O
Downing (IW)/Kirby (MI) bt. Knowles/Knowles (BK) 3-1
Walker (NG)/Armitage (HA) bt. Sussex/Smith (DV) 3-0

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