Felix Gill entered the ITF event in Zaragoza and was the eighth seed. The Brit was against Italian Gabriele Pennaforti. The first set was extremely close, as Pennaforti stayed with the seed and forced a tiebreak. In the breaker Gill edged through to take the lead. This seemed to break the Italian spirit, as the next set was much easier for the Brit. Gill dominated and moved into the next round 7-6(5), 6-1.
In the second round Gill was against qualifier Kuzey Cekirge. The Turk managed to stay with the Brit at the start of the first set. However, eventually, the seed broke serve and into the lead. The second set was more of the same. Cekirge tried to get back into the match, but Gill was just too good and eased through in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.
The quarter-final saw Gill against fourth seed Carlos Lopez Montagud. The first set was close as the Spaniard stayed toe to toe with Gill. Eventually, Gill broke serve and took the lead. The second set saw Gill break early and the Spaniard was unable to get back on terms. The Brit moved into the next round in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.
In the semi-final the Brit was against second seed Mathys Erhard. The Frenchman found Gill too good in the first set. Gill broke early in the first set to take the lead. The second set was a bit closer, Erhard stayed with the Brit, before Gill broke serve and moved into the final in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.
The final saw Gill against qualifier Julio Cesar Porras. The Argentine stayed with the Brit in the first set, before the seed broke serve and took the lead. The second set saw Gill dominate the Argentine. Porras was unable to get into the serve of the Brit and Gill took the title 6-4, 6-1.
Challenger & ITF Round Up
Jan Choinski was defeated by Andrea Pellegrino in the second round in Campinas 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
Charles Broom was defeated by David Goffin in the first round in Mouilleron le Captif 4-6, 6-4, 7-6.
Jack Draper was defeated by Lucas Poullain in the quarter-final in Mouilleron le Captif 7-6, 6-2.
Arthur Fery was defeated by Tomas Machac in the final in Mouilleron le Captif 6-3, 6-4.
Daniel Cox was defeated by Lukas Klein in the first round in Alicante 6-3, 6-2.
Billy Harris was defeated by Hugo Grenier in the quarter-final in Alicante 6-3, 6-4.
Ryan Peniston was defeated by Tristan Schoolkate in the second round in Tiburon 6-3, 6-4.
Johannus Monday was defeated by Alexander Ritschard in the second round in Tiburon 6-3, 6-7(5), 7-6(2).
Millen Hurrion was defeated by Jakub Paul in the second round in Nevers 6-7(5), 7-6(2), 3-0 (RET).
Freya Christie was defeated by Emily Appleton in the first round in Reims 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.
Sarah Beth Grey was defeated by Valentina Ryser in the second round in Reims 6-2, 7-6(5).
Amarni Banks was defeated by Julia Avdeeva in the second round in Reims 6-1, 6-3.
Emily Appleton was defeated by Patricia Maria Tig in the second round in Reims 6-3, 6-2.
Katy Dunne was defeated by Gyeong Seo Lee in the first round in Baza 6-3, 6-4.
Joe Leather was defeated by Andrea Militi Ribaldi in the first round in Sharm El Sheikh 7-5, 1-6, 6-4.
Hephzibah Oluwadare was defeated by Maya Drozd in the first round in Sharm El Sheikh 6-3, 2-6, 6-1.
Henry Searle was defeated by Stuart Parker in the semi-final in Sharm El Sheikh 6-1, 6-1.
Stuart Parker was defeated by Mohamed Safwat in the final in Sharm El Sheikh 7-5, 7-5.
Kyle Edmund was defeated by Koray Kirci in the first round in Doha 4-3 (RET).
Ali Habib was defeated by Zach Stephens in the first round in Doha 6-7(4), 6-2, 2-1 (RET).
Zach Stephens was defeated by Olaf Pieczkowski in the second round in Doha 6-3, 6-3.
Jasmine Conway was defeated by Nina Danisova in the first round in Monastir 6-2, 6-4.
Ranah Stoiber was defeated by Gina Feistel in the first round in Monastir 7-5, 4-6, 6-1.
Abigail Amos was defeated by Gina Feistel in the second round in Monastir 6-1, 6-0.
Imogen Haddad was defeated by Emily Welker in the second round in Monastir 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.
Emile Hudd was defeated by Liam Draxl in the first round in Ithaca 6-0, 7-5.
Katherine Barnes was defeated by Suana Tucakovic in the first round in Sibenik 6-4, 6-4.
Eleanor Baglow was defeated by Lara Salden in the second round in Sibenik 6-0, 6-2.
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