4th April, 2022

Week 4 | Day 2 Recap: Murphy picks up from where he left off

Winner of week 2 and 3 Brandon Murphy picked up on his UKPL 2022 adventure exactly from where he left off by beating Hands 7-6(5), 6-3. The match probably didn’t start the way Brandon had expected it, with Hands taking an early break, but the 21-year-old managed to turn it around resisting Hand’s counter attacks and making the best out of his great serve and powerful forehands.


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Billy Harris celebrated his new career high of 397 with a solid win over Felix Mischker. The Isle of Man star got it done in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4, breaking Mischker’s serve early on in both sets and finishing the match with an incredible 97% first serve points won.

The last match of the day in the men’s draw saw Hodkin and Recci fighting it through for nearly 2 hours, with the latter coming out victorious 6-4, 5-7, 11-9 in a dramatic decider.

On the women’s side, Stresnakova and Maloney trotted through their matches, both winning in straight sets and reaching the top spots in pool B and C respectively. They are now automatically through to the quarterfinals of week 4 and will have to wait until the end of play tomorrow to find out who their opponents will be.

The last match of the day saw teenager Adeola Greatorex upsetting Alice Gillan 7-5, 6-2 and with this key victory she reaches the quarter finals for the very first time at the UKPL.

The last day of group stages will start at 11am, live on Tennis Channel and BT Sport Extra.


Full Day 2 results

Brandon Murphy bt Tom Hands 7-6(5), 6-3

Dan Cox bt Patrick Foley 6-3, 7-5

Maia Lumsden bt Soumeya Anane 6-1, 6-3

Katie Stresnakova bt Kapari Bagerbaseh 6-0, 6-2

Billy Harris bt Felix Mischker 6-1, 6-4

Mason Recci bt Sean Hodkin 6-4, 5-7, 11-9

Eliz Maloney bt Danielle Daley 6-2, 6-4

Adeola Greatorex bt Alice Gillan 7-5, 6-2