Andrew Penney & Joshua Johns teamed up for the doubles in Portugal. The Brits were second seeds. In the first round, Penney & Johns drew Carlos Leitao & Jose Machado Sousa. The Portuguese were no match for the seeds in the first set as the Brits dominated and took the lead without dropping a game. The second set saw the Portuguese get into the match a little. However, Penney & Johns dominated again and took the match in straight sets 6-0. 6-2.
The semi-final saw Penney & Johns against Jakub Bukala & Daniel Prada Garcia. The Pole/Spaniard found the seeds far too strong in the first set as the Brits dominated and took the lead. The second set was closer as Bukala & Prada Garcia stayed with the seeds. Eventually, though, Penney & Johns secured the break of serve and moved into the final 6-2, 7-5.
In the final the Brits were against the top seeds Gaetan Menguy & Yoann Quilliou. The French found Penney & Johns too good in the first set, as the Brits dominated to take the lead. The second set was closer, as Menguay & Quilliou stayed with the second seeds. However, Penney & Johns managed to secure the break of serve needed to lift the title 6-2, 7-5.
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Joshua Johns defeated Andrew Penney in the quarter-final 7-5, 6-3.
Johns was defeated by Anthony Dittmar in the semi-final 6-2, 6-1.
Abbie Breakwell was defeated by Zoe Maras in the first round in Lille 6-2, 6-1.
Ruby Bishop was defeated by Maria Florencia Moreno in the quarter-final in Lille 6-1, 6-2.
Dahnon Ward was defeated by Maikel Scheffers in the semi-final in Lille 7-6(2), 6-2.
Ruby Bishop & Abbie Breakwell were defeated by Katharina Kruger & Wendi Schutte in the first round in Lille 6-1, 6-3.
Dahnon Ward with Geoffrey Jasiak were defeated by Frederic Cattaneo & Maikel Scheffers in the semi-final in Lille 6-3, 6-3.
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