Maltese teenage tennis player wins European junior championship
14-year-old Helene Pellicano wins Junior European Tennis Championship
25 July 2016, 11:02am
Sports Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius congratulated Pellicano and remarked that she is the first Maltese tennis player to win the junior championship.
Pellicano won her final match against Czech Denia Hindova with a final score of 6-4, 6-1.
Pellicano won four straight sets in the competition to ultimately reach the final, after facing Croatian Noa Krznaric in the semi-final, whre she won with a final score of 2-6, 7-6, 6-4.
She is expected to retain her position when the European rankings are updated next Tuesday.
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