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La Carreta

La Carreta

20th - 24th September 2017

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Result: IC of GB - Winners
Venue: Bulgarian National Tennis Centre, Sofia 

The IC of GB ladies team beat the IC of France 2 -1 to win La Carreta Cup on the clay courts of the Bulgarian National Tennis Centre in Sofia. Frances Candy won her singles and Pat Wire & Libby Eden won the deciding doubles to win the title.

The opening two days saw 3 – 0 victories over the Bulgarian 1st and 2nd teams.

The IC of GB players were treated to a tour of Sofia city, an interesting experience that covered historical sites dating from the Roman period in 4000 AD. The British team also enjoyed lunch each day, a gala dinner and a special guest appearance from 3-time Wimbledon doubles Champion Paul McNamee who was visiting the Club.

Thank you to the IC of Bulgaria for being wonderful hosts and for putting on a great event.


Day 1 - Beat IC of Bulgaria II 3 - 0
Frances Candy beat Hristina Bratanova 6-0 6-0
Libby Eden beat Anelia Teneva 6-0 6-1
Libby Eden & Pat Wire beat Anelia Teneva & Blenika Djelepova 6-0 6-1

Day 2 - Beat IC of Bulgaria I 3 - 0
Frances Candy beat Hristina Tabakova 6-0 6-1
Libby Eden beat Elvira Georgieva 6-1 6-1
Libby Eden & Pat Wire beat Hristina Tabakova & Elvira Georgieva 6-0 6-1

Day 3 - Beat IC of France 2 - 1

Frances Candy beat Brigitte Cadoret 6-1 6-3
Libby Eden lost to Sophie Orsini 6-3 6-1
Libby Eden & Pat Wire beat Sophie Orsini & Brigitte Cadoret 6-2 6-2

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