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Ireland's James McGee defeated compatriot Barry King in the second round of the FBD Men's Irish Open

Updated: Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 22:11

James McGee gets a bye into the semi-finals
James McGee gets a bye into the semi-finals

Ireland's James McGee defeated compatriot Barry King in the second round of the FBD Men's Irish Open at the Fitzwilliam Lawn and Tennis Club in Dublin.

In the day’s first match on court one, with dry and even sunny conditions, McGee won in straight sets 6-2 6-3.

McGee was due to face Ben McLachlan in the quarter-finals tomorrow but McLachlan has withdrawn due to a knee injury meaning McGee gets a bye into the semis.

Elsewhere, Ireland’s John Morrissey fell to France’s Albano Olivetti 6-3 6-3, with the Frenchman’s serve proving instrumental in the win.

And Sam Barry fell to Australia’s Michael Look 6-1 6-2.

Other singles results from today:
Alexandros Jakupovic (GRE) defeated Elie Rousset (FRA) 7-5 6-1
Daniel Cox (GBR) defeated Neil Pauffley (GBR) 7-6 3-6 6-3
Josh Goodall (GBR) defeated David Pel (NED) 7-6 6-3
Rudy Coco (FRA) defeated Marcus Daniell (NZL) 6-3 6-4
Ben McLachlan (NZL) defeated Daniel Evans (GBR) 7-6 3-6 6-2.

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