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Tesni Sails On In Monte Carlo As Ali Bows Out

Tesni Evans cruised into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Classic to remain on course for the $18,000 jackpot.

The Cardiff-born, Rhyl-based ace beat England’s Rachael Chadwick  11-2, 11-9, 11-3 in her second round match.

Evans, who was handed a bye in the first round, triumphed in 30 minutes against the world No 75 from Chester.

World No 9 Evans is seeded two for the event where she is set to face England’s Laura Massaro in the final.

Evans will face Melissa Alves in the last eight.

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The Frenchwoman reached the quarters have dispatched No 8 seed Ineta Mackevica of Latvia 11-6, 11-4, 11-7 in their second round tie.

Fellow Welsh player Ali Loke bowed out in the second round after losing 11-7, 11-5, 11-3 to No 5 seed Samantha Cornett of Canada in 20 minutes.

Cambridge-born Loke, ranked 104 in the world,  had come through an all-Welsh tie in the first round against Nia Davies.

 

 

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