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The diver narrowly misses

The diver narrowly misses

In Belgium, the young ÖTV talent won the doubles title and second place in the singles.

Maximilian Thatcher once again showed his superiority at the Knokke Zoute Junior Roller Open in Belgium and, like last year, managed to get into the winners list.

Top seed Tuscher dominated the singles with clear two-set victories over John Brendall (6:0, 6:0; Germany), Matthew Knussen (6:1, 6:0; Great Britain) and local champion Alexander Lanterman (6:1, 6:4; Bel) and confidently move to the final. There the 16-year-old from Vorarlberg met Dutchman Ivar von Riet, who also reached the final without losing a set. Although divers At the last meeting in Bolton Although he had the upper hand over Van Riet, he had to concede defeat 6:3, 6:3 in the final despite a good performance.

However, revenge soon followed in doubles. Along with Robin Harris (GBR), Tuscher made his way to the doubles final without losing a set and met the pair of Lanterman/Van Riet. With a clear score of 6:1, 6:4, Tuscher avenged his singles defeat in the final and repeated his tournament win with partner Harris from the previous year.

With this impressive result in the tournament, Maximilian Tauchet was able not only to gain self-confidence, but also to collect valuable points to qualify for the French Open. This year, the Juniors Wheelchair Team is also participating in the Clay Classic for the first time.

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