This weekend, at the La Playa club in the Netherlands, it is the French Women's team, vice champion of Europe in title, who had to assume the label of favorite during the qualifications for the world championships of Lisbon in November. And she did the job!
France was imperial in these qualifications and confirmed its status as European Champion in Group A composed of 3 other teams: Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, the host country, for 1 only qualifying place!
FRANCE 3 - 0 UNITED KINGDOM
Geraldine Sorel / Sandy Godard Viallet def. Paula Asensio Mathews / Bethany Servini Gardner 6-1 6-0
Laura Clergue / Audrey Casanova Padel defeated Tia Norton / Leanne Raine 6-0 6-0
Line Padel / Emmelien Lambregts defeated Lizzie Wilson / Karen Hazzard 6-1 6-0
FRANCE 3 - 0 GERMANY
Geraldine Sorel / Sandy Godard Viallet def. Corina Scholten / Dunja Royer 6-2 6-4
Laura Clergue / Audrey Casanova Padel defeated Tracy Castillo / Janina Kummetz 6-4 6-3
Line Padel / Emmelien Lambregts defeated Nicola Nothoff / Caroline Langerbein 6-2 6-0
FRANCE 3 - 0 NETHERLANDS
Line Meites / Emmelien Lambregts def. Tess Van Dinteren with Sabine Schuttelaar 6-4 6-3
Laura Clergue / Audrey Casanova Padel defeated Cindy Huberts / Jolien Hak 6-2 6-1
Geraldine Sorel / Sandy Godard Viallet def. Yvonne Peters / Cynthia Dekker 6-0 6-0
See you next November in Lisbon for the finals of the 2016 Team Paddle World Championships.
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