August

Podium spots for Scottish representation in Greece

Christopher Grimley, who played at the Hellas Open 2019 last week, believes there is improvement despite a podium place for him and his twin brother Matthew Grimley in men’s doubles.


A number of players from Scotland travelled to Greece for the tournament, and several scots reached, the latter stages, some even managed to get onto the podium.

 

Not a bad tournament overall for the Grimley twins

Christopher Grimley who spoke after leaving Greece to travel for his next tournament in Bulgaria, revealed that although he and Matthew Grimley reached the semi-finals, they could still do better.

The Grimley brothers exited the tournament on Saturday after losing to Australian pair Oliver Leydon Davis/Abhinav Manota.
“Matthew and I hoped to do better at the Hellas Open as we were capable of beating everyone in the draw if we played our best,” Christpher Grimley said.


“We were disappointed to lose a close semi-final but we will need to move on and focus on this week at the Bulgaria Open,” he added.

 

Elsewhere for the Scots semi-finalists

Also in men’s doubles, Jack Macgregor/Adam Pringle also reached the semi-finals and lost to Eloi Adam/Julien Maio from France, the pair who went on to win the tournament.


In women’s doubles, Eleanor O’Donnell/Ciara Torrance reached the final four pairs of the tournament, but lost to Anastasiya Prozorova/Valeriya Rudakova in the semi-finals.


To make the fourth pair who reached the semi-finals for Scotland, Adam Pringle/Rachel Andrew reached the final two in mixed doubles, to complete the podiums, with representation for all three doubles categories.