First complicated day for the French players present in England. At the end of the first round, 5 French people qualified for the second round, on the 11 in competition.

Breakage among women

In women, Wendy Barsotti is the only survivor of the first round, alongside Catarina Castro Vilela. First successful match for the Franco-Portuguese pair who logically faced Lucia Vicente Mera (238) and Rebecca Terranova (178), 7/5 6/0.

Today she will meet Teresa Casero De La Casa (484) and Andrea Lasa Echenagusia (795), pair from qualifying.

Laura Buteau, Camille Sireix et Louise Bahurel did not have so lucky during their first match. Laura, accompanied by Carina Costa, suffered against the 8th seed, Martina Parmigiani (140) / Erika Zanchetta (136), 6/0 7/5.

Camille and Louise, associated in this FIP Rise, created a very good match but struggled in important moments, against Maria Portillo Perez (145) and Kaori Peco (270). Defeat in two sets: 6/4 7/6.

Balanced day for men

On the men's side, there was also some damage with the elimination of Thomas Vanbauce, Nicolas Rouanet et Harold Bernard. The Vanbauce/Rouanet pair, from qualifying, was swept away by the Italian duo Flavio Abbate (191) / Giulio Graziotti (175). Heavy defeat, 6 / 0 6 / 2.

Harold Bernard and his teammate Jose Angel Montoya suffered the same fate against the tournament's second seed, Inigo Jofre (2) / Jose Solano Marmolejo (76). 6 / 0 6 / 2.

However, there still remains the pair Hugounenq/Vincent, lucky loser of the tournament, who honored his place in the final draw. Victory 6 / 2 6 / 2 against Juan Ignacio Balzola Galvan (unranked) / Francisco Gomes (112). Today they will meet another French pair... Maxime Moreau and Johan Bergeron.

You will have understood, last qualified among the French players, Max Moreau et Johan Bergeron. Complicated match to start this tournament, which they nevertheless won in two sets, 7 / 6 7 / 5, facing Simone Iacovino (356) / Nicolas Brusa (225).

The matches will start at 10 a.m. (11 a.m. French time). When the 16th are finished, the quarters will follow in the afternoon. With the 100% French meeting, we are sure to have two French people on the slopes of London for the quarters!

Gwenaelle Souyri

It was his brother who one day told him to accompany him on a track. padel, since then, Gwenaëlle has never left the court. Except when it comes to going to watch the broadcast of Padel Magazine, World Padel Tour… or Premier Padel…or the French Championships. In short, she is a fan of this sport.