British University Championships

British University Championships were held at Nottingham this year and Jordan McGinlay and Richard Main headed down with Team UWS to represent the University of West of Scotland. I n the men’s doubles event, they worked their way through the first 3 rounds winning 3-0, 3-0 3-2 to reach the last 32, where they met no3 seeds Paul McCreery (Irish National Champion) and his partner from Nottingham Trent Uni. Jordan and Richard lost 3-0, however, had set points in a number of sets.

In the Mens Singles, Jordan finished runners up in his group winning 2 matches out of 3. Richard who was seeded 9th for the event, won his group convincingly which seen both boys make their way into the last 128. Jordan lost 3-1 to a strong London based Chinese player, Richard won 3-0 and over the course of the afternoon made his way to the last 16 to where he set up a match against his National League team mate, Colin Dalgleish. Colin proved too consistent and overcame Richard 3-0. Both Jordan and Richard have put in an enquiry to UWS to compete at the European University Championships which is held in Amsterdam in July.