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Double up for Moore and Käsbauer


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1/13/2018 7:09 PM


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Rasmus Bech(BEC)

Jenny Moore and Peter Käsbauer will be busy on the final day of Yonex Estonian International after winning both of their semi-finals.

Peter Käsbauer/Olga Konon took the title in Turkey International right before Christmas, and they are ready for their second final in a row after a win against Gicquel/Delrue from France. The Germans won in straight games 21-16 25-23.

LIVESTREAM: Finals from Yonex Estonian International 2018

In the final, they will face British Jenny Moore/Gregory Mairs, who also clinched a spot in their second straight final. Moore and Mairs, who lately have won FZ Forza Irish Open, came out of the match against Russian Alimov/Davletova with a 21-17 8-21 21-17 win.

See also: All results from Yonex Estonian International

— I will be a very tough game. Is a quite new partnership, but they are both experienced players. We will have to watch a little video, because personally I don’t know them as players, Jenny Moore says.

Two finals for Käsbauer
In the men’s doubles semi-final German Peter Käsbauer and Johannes Pistorius won 21-9 21-14 against Eloi Adam and Samy Corvee from France, and Käsbauer now have the chance to repeat his victory from 2011, where he claimed the men’s doubles title in Tallinn.

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The men’s doubles final will be a fight for the title between Germany and Russia, as Andrey Parakhodin and Nikolai Ukk won their semi-final against English Max Flynn and Gregory Mairs 21-16 18-21 21-19.

First firnal for Moore and Hopton
Like Peter Käsbauer Jenny Moore will also take part in two finals on Sunday.

Jenny Moore and her partner Jessica Hopton beat Scottish MacPherson/Eleanor O’Donnell in their semi-final 21-15 21-9. The British will face Russian Ekaterina Bolotova and Alina Davletova who are seeded one in the tournament. The Russian bet Olga Konon and Linda Efler from Germany in the semi-final.

— It is our first tournament together, and it is great to be in the final. We already had a win against three good pairs, so I hope we can continue tomorrow, Moore said.

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