Three of our Junior players travel to Croatia to take part in the Croatia Open 2013
After almost a 12 hour long day of playing badminton Matthew , Mark and Sam get some rest and they do certainly deserve it. These are the results they achieved in their Singles , Doubles and Mixed throughout the day.
Matthew was able to advance from the Group with 2 wins. Although then he lost in his first round against Balasz PAPAI in 2 straight sets.
Mark and Sam unfortunately did not get through the group stage although Mark did win one of his games which was a three set thriller where he won 19-21 21-12 21-10. Sam also was part of a 49 minute three-set game which is almost the longest game of the day were unfortunately he lost 21-17 17-21 21-18.
Mark and Sam did remarkably well by reaching the Quarter-finals in the Boys Doubles. The same goes for Matthew that was paired with a Croatian player and managed also to reach the Quarter-Finals.
In the Mixed Doubles Matthew and Mark lost in their first match. Since they were both paired with Croatian girls with whom they had never played before. — with Matthew Abela and Mark Abela at Zagreb, Croatia .