PSA World Tour – Ten Gillis reaches the quarter-finals in New Zealand

PSA World Tour – Ten Gillis reaches the quarter-finals in New Zealand

Exempted from the first round, Tine Gillis (No. 2), 26 years old, ninth in the world, broke the action in three sets over German Saskia Beinhard, 24 years old, 69th in the world: 11-5, 11-4 and 11-6 in 29 minutes of play.

The Campinoise will face either Hong Kong’s Tsz-Wing Tung (N.7/PSA 46), 31, or Malaysia’s Aina Amani (PSA 63), 21, in the quarter-finals.

On Wednesday, Nellie Gillis (No. 1), 27, and No. 5 player in the world, defeated Malaysian Low Wei Fern (PSA 79) in three sets (11-4, 11-7, 11-8) and will face off. A place in Friday’s semi-final goes to England’s Lucy Beecroft (N.5/PSA 28), 27 years old.

The Gillis sisters inherited the top seeds after the injury withdrawal of Joel King (eighth in the world), the defending champion, who suffers from a back injury, and Amanda Sobhi (fourth in the world), who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in the final. In Hong Kong on Sunday.

Last weekend, Nellie Gillies was eliminated in the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open, the Platinum Championship.

This meeting in New Zealand is the last on the World Tour before the finals, which brings together the top 8 players of the season during a tournament traditionally organized in June of the following year. Nele Gilis is currently ranked fourth in this ranking for the Masters from June 24-28, 2024 and Tinne Gilis is seventh.

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