Promising results for Alex Degabriele at the European Championships U14
Last week Alex Degabriele, our U/14 Malta Champion, represented Malta in one of the most prestigious tournaments in Europe – The European Championships, together with Maya Glumac. Only the best players from each country take part in this tournament and this year it was held in Most, Czech Republic.
In the main draw Alex faced Axel ERIKSSON from Finland and lost a tough match in three sets 3-6 6-3 6-4. After this match Alex came back stronger in the consolation draw with a fantastic first round win against Theodoros MITSAKOS, number 70 in Europe from Greece with a super tough match 2-4 4-2 4-1.
Alex kept up his performance as he moved on to the second round to face the Moldovian Mihail BROVINSCHI ranked 152 in Europe. Another close match, but our Maltese worrier fought to win 3-5 5-3 4-1.
In the quaterfinals Alex faced Jan KOBIERSKI from Austria but didnt manage to win as he lost 4-1 5-4(2).
A great week of tennis with the best players in Europe! We are super proud of you Alex for beating someone in the top 100, keep working hard!
Alex Degabriele now ranks 209 in Europe U/14. Keep it up!