Emily-Webley Smith reaches doubles final

BRISTOL’s Emily-Webley Smith reached the doubles final of a $25K ITF tournament with Ksenia Lykina of Russia, in Landisville, Pennsylvania.

The second seeds dug deep against Australian’s Kimberly Birrell and Storm Sanders in the semi finals to seal a 6-3, 3-6 (10-8) victory, but came out on the losing end of a championship tie-break in last Sunday’s final and fell 4-6, 6-3 (10-5) to the American’s Sophia Chang and Alexandra Mueller.

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