Ireland’s Scott Evans has secured a quarter-final place at the Dutch Open 2012.
Scott beat German player Ari Trisnanto in the round of 64 followed by Marcel Reuter of Germany in the last 32. This set up a last 16 Match with Sweden’s Gabriel Ulldahl, despite losing the opening set 21-12 the Irish number one World Ranked 72 was once more able to find his winning 21-14, 21-17.
In the Quarter Final , Scott will now face Holland’s Dicky Palayama
In the ladies singles Irish number one Chloe Magee World beat Laura Wich of Germany in the last round of 32. This set up a last 16 match with Line Kjearsfeldt of Denmark. Chloe again went through winning 21-16 21-12. Next up for Chloe will be a match up with Holland’s Judith Meulendijks.
Dutch Grand Prix 2012
Scott Evans (IRE) (10) Vs Marcel Reuter (GER) Won 21-14 21-16
Scott Evans (IRE) (10) Vs Gabriel Ulldahll (SWE) Won 12-21 21-14 21-17
Scott Evans (IRE) (10) Vs Dicky Palyama (NED)
The last Irish representative featuring on the winners podium at the Dutch Open was Sue Peard who took the womens doubles title back in 1964 with her sister, Judy Hashman of the United States.