The 1/2 finals of PACA league championship took place this Sunday at Max-Trouche in Sainte-Tulle (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence). In front of their public, the women and men of Sainte-Tulle did not miss the opportunity to impose themselves.
Girls in difficulty to SMUC players
Led 2/1 after the singles, the Tullésaines experienced a difficult meeting. “Thanks to Diana, the team led 1/0 quite quickly. The injury of Christelle who led quite easily a complicated meeting, and for my part, I did not manage to conclude my match. Credit or fault also to our opponents who were able to put us under pressure until the end. On the other hand, we answered twice when the match was played, and that is the main thing, “ reacted Audrey the captain of Tulle at the end of the meeting.
The boys in demonstration
9, like the number of games left by the Tullesians to the Miramas team, a team that had nevertheless dominated the Pre-national championship since September and which lined up its leaders Jordan Pavailler (1/6) and Gilles François (2/ 6). But faced with a Filip Prpic of the big days and Tony Bourcet who had a full match, the confrontation quickly turned to the advantage of the locals. And the impression shared by the spectators that nothing could prevent the Tullésains from winning this Sunday was failed after the very good performance of Cédric Cocuaud to return to the courts and visibly in full possession of his means.
The title within reach for both teams
The two finals of the regional championship will be played in Aix-en-Provence on the league courts on Sunday November 27 for girls against Cagnes-sur-Mer. A team that the Tullésaines know well.
Nicolas Castel, the sports director of Toulouse, cautiously recalls that ‘‘the match will be difficult as always against them. The girls have the week to make the necessary small adjustments because, for sure, it will take better than playing this weekend.‘.
For their part, the boys will face Marseille’s TC Bocage the following Sunday. ‘‘A necessarily difficult meeting against the favorites of the championship but the match remains open given what we were able to show todayI finished Nicolas Castel.
Meetings to follow in our columns: Finals at the PACA Tennis League center, chemin de Cruyes, 13190 Aix-en-Provence:
Sunday, November 27 at 9 a.m. at the league center for the women’s team
Sunday, December 3 at 9 a.m. at the league center for the men’s team