On court 1 now we have the undefeated 18-year-old debutant Jack Pinnington Jones playing Billy Harris. Harris was able to overcome Jack Gibbens to qualify second out of his pool. Pinnington Jones won both his pool match and comes in to this one as one to watch for the rest of this week!
12:20 Billy Harris breaks serve 0-3
Pinnington Jones had a chance to break in the very first game of the match but he misses out. It’s made doubly as bad as the very next game Harris gets a double break point. He converts the opportunity to take the lead in the first set. He consolidates the break with a service game to love, he has not missed a first serve yet!
12:37 Billy Harris wins the first set 1-6
Billy Harris has come racing out of the gates in this first set. Almost from the first game he was playing his shots very early in the rally, maybe taking Pinnington Jones by surprise. The 18-year-old needs to react early in the second set or this game might slip away from him
13:20 Billy Harris breaks in the second set 1-6, 4-5
Pinnington Jones has just about held on so far in the second set, constantly being put under pressure by the force of Harris. Pinnington Jones has won some stunning points but usually from the back foot. At 4-4 he cannot save another break point and Harris will serve for the set. He has looked so solid so far, a long way back now for Pinnington Jones.
13:25 Billy Harris wins the match 1-6, 4-6
Harris has brought his best to court 1 today, there were no real weaknesses from the 26-year-old. His serve did him so well and he did not drop a service game all match. Disappointment for Jack Pinnington Jones on his debut at the UK Pro League. Billy Harris will play in the semi-final!