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Rain delayed the start of day two at the FBD Men's Irish Open, where Ireland's Daniel Clancy fell to Albano Olivetti of France

Updated: Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 21:53

Barry King
Barry King

Rain delayed the start of day two at the FBD Men's Irish Open, where Ireland’s Daniel Clancy fell to Albano Olivetti of France in the first match at the Fitzwilliam Lawn and Tennis Club in Dublin.

Their match began one hour and 15 minutes later than scheduled on court one and Olivetti defeated Clancy 6-3 7-6 in slippery conditions.

Next up, James McGee got Ireland’s first win of the day when seeing off Mexico's Manuel Sanchez.

McGee quickly won the first set 6-3 before sealing the match in a tie breaker.

Ireland's third singles player to take the court today was Barry King.

King was paired against Aaron Banasik of Great Britain, who he overcame with a score line 6-4 6-3.

Ireland’s final competitor, Tristan Farron-Mahon, lost 6-3 6-3 to Alexandros Jakupovic of Greece.

Other results from the singles matches played today were:

Elie Rousset (FRA) defeated Harry Meehan (GBR) 7-6 3-6 7-6

Daniel Cox (GBR) defeated Nicholas John Andrews (USA) 6-4 2-6 2-6

Rudy Coco (FRA) defeated Shane La Porte (USA) 6-4 6-4

Josh Goodall (GBR) defeated Jaime Pulgar-Garcia (ESP) 6-4 3-6 4-6.