Friday, January 28, 2011

Mestach wins two Australian Open juniors girls titles

16-year-old An-Sophie Mestach of Belgium won both the junior girls singles and doubles titles today at the Australian Open. In singles, 2nd seed Mestach, who is ranked 5th in the world in juniors, defeated 5th seed Monica Puig 6-4, 6-4.

In the doubles championship match, Mestach and her partner, Demi Schuurs, defeated Eri Hozumi and Miyu Kato 6-2, 6-3. The champions were seeded 6th at the tournament. Mestach and Silvia Njric reached the final of the U.S. Open junior girls doubles competition last year, but had to give their opponents a walkover.