first ever international tournament. 420 players from 57 different countries
came down to Mouratoglou in Biot, South of France.
players came from 5 different continents and some of the most unlikely places
like Syria and Greenland. Players came from as far as Canada, USA, Brazil,
my age category (2003 boys) there were 56 players. I
played four matches over the week. I won 2 and lost 2.
first match was against a boy of Italy. I won my match 3-6, 7-6, 6-1.
second match was against a top player from Sweden. I lost 0-6, 2-6.
third match was against another Swedish player which I won 6-0, 6-0.
final match was against a Swedish boy again. I lost this match 3-6, 3-6.
brother also participated in the tournament in the 10 and under. He won his
first match against Luxembourg, he won his second match against Belarus and he
won his third match against a French boy. Unfortunately
he lost in the finals against another French boy, but was very happy to become
runner up. He received a huge trophy and a goodie bag. It
was a great experience.