Francesca Curmi winner of U18 ITF G2
Our young tennis star, Francesca Curmi (age 15) is the first ever Maltese player to win an ITF U18 Grade 2 Junior tournament.
This tournament win is another milestone for Francesca and improves her world-ranking to one of the top junior players of the world.
Francesca Curmi is the first ever Maltese Player to win an ITF Grade 2 Junior Tournament. Francesca battled hard from a set down to win the final 5-7 7-5 6-3. With this win Francesca will be the first Maltese player to be ranked in the Top 100 Juniors in the World. Big congrats to the whole team for all the hard work put in in the last 5 months 💪 @francesca_curmi @mattasciak @ele.geno @dadomekinjar #asciaktennisacademy #ata #ataontour #champion #tennis #itfjuniors #winner #wilsontennis #nikecourt #yonextennis
Throughout the week in Tunisia, Francesca had a number of tough opponents namely Flavie Brugnone (FRA) 3-6 6-3 6-0; Destinee Martins (GBR) 2-6 6-3 6-1, considered to be one of Britain’s answer to the William sisters; Selma Stefania Cadar (ROM) 6-1 6-2 ranked second under 18 in Romania and Anastasia Tikhonova (RUS) 7-6(7) 5-7 6-4, a team member of the under 16 Russian European winning team. In the finalFrancesca beat Carole Monnet (FRA) 5-7 7-5 6-3. Francesca played over 14 hours of competitive tennis in five days.
Well done Francesca! On to the next one.