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2nd Tournoi International du Val de Marne 2015

  2nd Tournoi International
du Val de Marne 2015
22-24 Oct
Creitel, Paris, France, $5K
Round One
22 Oct 
23 Oct
23 Oct
24 Oct
[1] Natalie Grinham (NED)
11/7 11/1 11/5
[Q] Danielle Letourneau (CAN)
Natalie Grinham
11/5 12/10 11/9
Nada Abbas
Natalie Grinham
11/7, 11/7, 11/7
Chloť Mesic
Natalie Grinham
11-4, 5-11, 11-8,
Georgina Kennedy
Nada Abbas (EGY
7/11 11/7 13/11 11/7
[6] Milnay Louw (RSA)
[8] Anna Klimundova (CZE)
11/8 9/3 retired
[Q] Nada Elkalaawy (ENG)
Anna Klimundova
 7/11 11/9 11/5 7/11 11/5
Chloť Mesic
[WC] Laura Gamblin (FRA)
11/2 11/5 11/1
[4] Chloť Mesic (FRA)
[3] Birgit Coufal (AUT)
11/8 11/7 11/2
[Q] Marina De Juan Gallach (ESP)
Birgit Coufal
11/5 7/11 11/7 8/11 11/5
Alison Thomson
Alison Thomson
7-11, 6-11, 11-13
Georgina Kennedy
[Q] Jasmin Ballmann (SUI)
11/4 11/4 11/3
[7] Alison Thomson (ENG)
[5] Georgina Kennedy (ENG)
11/6 11/9 11/3
Enora Villard (FRA)
Georgina Kennedy
10/12 13/11 11/6 4/1 Retired
Cyrielle Peltier
Anastasiia Fesenko (UKR)
11/1 11/0 11/4
[2] Cyrielle Peltier (FRA)
Results: 2nd Tournoi International du Val de Marne 2015
Grinham Claims Val de Marne Title

Top seed Natalie Grinham lifted her second successive PSA World Tour title with a 3-1 triumph over Englandís Georgina Kennedy in the final of the 2nd Tournoi International du Val de Marne, PSA W5 event.

The former World No.2 was magnificent in the early stages of the tournament as she failed to lose a single game, with home hope Chloe Mesic being put to the sword in the semi-final. Kennedy on the other hand had dispatched number two seed Cyrielle Peltier in the quarter-final before moving on to down compatriot Alison Thomson to book her place in the final.

The experienced Grinham started the match on the front foot with the 37-year-old controlling proceedings in the first game to secure an 11-4 win. Kennedy didnít give up though and, after some unforced errors from Grinham, found herself back on a level footing after prevailing in game two.

Grinham was back in control in the third though after some lengthy rallies went in the Dutchwomanís favour. Kennedy put up a good fight but she was powerless to stop Grinham from pressing on to an 11-4, 5-11, 11-8, 11-6 victory in 41 minutes.

Her win in Paris represents a remarkable return to form for Grinham who, after enduring a barren spell in 2014, has now lifted two PSA World Tour titles this year in addition to reaching the final of the Tournament of Pyramides four months ago.

The first round of the 2nd Tournoi International du Val de Marne, PSA W5 saw the majority of seeded players show their class as they sought to achieve a spot in the latter stages of the event.

Number one seed Natalie Grinham defeated Canadaís Danielle Letourneau in straight games to reach the next round. The former World No.2 was in irresistible form throughout the duration of the match and blitzed to an 11-7, 11-1 11-5 victory.

Grinham will now face Nada Abbas after the Egyptian World No.111 eliminated Milnay Louw in four games.

Anna Klimundova meanwhile was two games up when her opponent, Nada Elkalaawy, was forced to retire. Klimundova will take on Chloe Mesic after an all-French affair saw Mesic win in straight games against Laura Gamblin.

Third seed Birgit Coufal defeated Spainís Marina De Juan Gallach 3-0 in a comfortable win. The 30-year-old will be looking to cement a place in the semi-finals by beating Alison Thomson in the next round who saw off Jasmin Ballmann.

Georgina Kennedy secured her quarter-final berth by beating Enora Villard. Kennedy will face a tricky fixture against second seed Cyrielle Peltier after she defeated Anastasiia Fesenko in a routine win. The quality of Peltier was just too much for Fesenko as she dropped just five points in a dominant display.