Welcome to the Day 3 round-up from the IC U16 Junior Challenge Worldwide Finals at The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Two of today's matches involved mixed doubles play-offs: Argentina beat Japan 4-3; Italy beat Great Britain 4-3; and the USA beat Japan 6-0. The USA currently top the leader board with 3 wins.
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LEADER BOARD - AFTER DAY 3 of 5
RESULTS - DAY 3
Argentina 4 - 3 South Africa
The Argentinian boys and South African girls both came out strong today winning their respective singles and doubles matches. In the mixed doubles play-off match Genaro Alberto Olivieri and Augustina Zamprogno representing the IC of Argentina got off to a quick start and secured the rubber with a 10-5 tie-break win against the South African pair of Jan Louis Martiz and Lee Barnard.
BS1 Jan Louis Martiz (RSA) lost to Genaro Alberto Olivieri (ARG) 5-7 1-6
BS2 Richard Thongoana (RSA) lost to Nicolas Bacella (ARG) 4-6 3-6
BD Martiz & Thongoana (RSA) lost to Olivieri & Bacella (ARG) 3-6 3-6
GS1 Lee Barnard (RSA) beat Augustina Zamprogno (ARG) 6-1 1-6 [10-5]
GS2 Zani Barnard (RSA) beat Paula Baragnano (ARG) 6-0 6-2
GD Barnard & Barnard (RSA) beat Zamprogno & Baragnano (ARG) 6-3 6-4
MXD Martiz & Lee Barnard (RSA) lost to Olivieri & Zamprogno (ARG) [5-10]
BS1 Giovanni Fonio (ITA) lost to Alexis Canter (GBR) 5-7 4-6
BS2 Corrado Summariva (ITA) lost to Daniel Bennett (GBR) 6-7(4) 3-6
BD Fonio & Summariva (ITA) beat Canter & Bennett (GBR) 6-2 4-6 [10-8]
GS1 Federica Mordegan (ITA) lost to Eden Richardson (GBR) 2-6 4-6
GS2 Beatrice Torelli (ITA) beat Ema Lazic (GBR) 6-4 6-2
GD Mordegan & Torelli (ITA) beat Richardson & Lazic (GBR) 2-6 6-2 [10-2]
MXD Summariva & Torelli (ITA) beat Canter & Richardson (GBR) [10-8]
BS1 Kouki Mutou (JAP) lost to Evan Zhu (USA) 1-6 0-6
BS2 Haru Fukushima (JAP) lost to Brian Tsao (USA) 6-7(4) 6-4 [16-18]
BD Mutou & Fukushima (JAP) lost to Zhu & Tsao (USA) 5-7 6-4 [2-10]
GS1 Momoko Kobori (JAP) lost to Usue Arconada (USA) 6-3 5-7 [6-10]
GS2 Mai Murahashi (JAP) lost to Raveena Kingsley (USA) 2-6 2-6
GD Kobori & Murahashi (JAP) lost to Arconada & Kingsley (USA) 1-6 0-6
ORDER OF PLAY - DAY 4