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Potter Cup

Potter Cup

2nd - 4th June 2017

Results: Men 3rd | Ladies 3rd
Venue: Real Club de Polo de Barcelona

Both the men's and ladies team secured third place overall after three days of competition on the red clay courts of the prestigious Real Club de Polo de Barcelona.  It's the highest finish the men have had for 10 years and it was a great start for Jo, Sian and Leyla in the inaugural ladies 40+ event.

Men's Results (45+

Day 1: IC of GB 4 - 3 IC of Belgium
Seb Jackson beat Christophe Thijs 7-5 4-6 6-0
Andy Phillips lost to Gunter Vanderveeren 2-6 6-3 3-6
Dan Ahl beat Alain Carlier 4-6 6-1 6-3
Ben Knapp beat Vincent Limauge 6-0 6-0
David Mills lost to Pierre This 7-5 3-6 2-6

Seb Jackson and Andy Phillips lost to Christophe Thijs and Pierre This 6-1 6-6 retired
Dan Ahl and Ben Knapp beat Gunter Vanderveeren and Daubresse 6-2 6-3

Day 2: IC of GB 1 - IC of Italy 4
Seb Jackson beat Marco Meneschincheri 6-3 6-4
Andy Phillips lost to Anthony Altobelli 4-6 4-6
Dan Ahl lost to Enrico Casedei 1-6 2-6
Ben Knapp lost to Lucien Vespan 2-6 2-6
David Mills lost to Giovanni Lelli Mami 3-6 1-6

No doubles matches were played.

Day 3: IC of GB 4 - 1 IC of USA
Seb Jackson beat Jeff Cohen 6-2 6-0
Andy Phillips beat Tobias Svantesson 6-3 2-6 1-0 (12-10)
Dan Ahl beat Horacio Rearte 6-7 6-3 1-0 (11-9)
Ben Knapp beat Frank Vermeer 6-4 7-5
David Mills lost to Ron Bobman 3-6 6-3 0-1 (6-10)

No doubles matches were played.

Ladies Results (40+)

Day 1: IC of GB 0 - 3 IC of Italy
Jo Shepherd lost to Kathy Agnelly 3-6 3-6
Leyla Ogan lost to Flora Perfetti 0-6 6-4 3-6

Jo Shepherd & Sian Southwell Sander lost to Kathy Agnelly & Manu Falletti 7-6 1-6 8-10

Day 2: IC of GB 0 - 2 IC of Spain
Jo Shepherd lost to Paula Cabezas 5-7 1-6
Leyla Ogan lost to Eva Bes 3-6 3-6

No doubles matches were played.

Day 3: IC of GB 2 - 1 IC of USA
Jo Shepherd lost to Mercedes Michel Retired injured
Sian Southwell Sander beat Sheila Walker 6-1 6-2

Leyla Ogan & Sian Southwell Sander beat Sheila Walker & Mercedes Michel 6-3 6-3


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