Toby Penty convincingly claimed Slovenian International title (Photo:BadmintonPhoto)
Toby Penty victored in Slovenia
Date: 5/14/2018 9:11 AM
Published by : Mireille van Daal

FORZA FZ Slovenia International ended this weekend in Medvode. While some finals brought a lot of excitement, Toby Penty from England seemed to have the title in men’s singles under control.

Penty claimed the men’s singles title in Medvode without any set loss.Pablo Abian (Spain) fell short to Penty in the final.

- I knew it would be a tough final against Pablo, Penty told Badminton Europe after his match.

- But I thought I played really good patches after the intervals of each set, which made a big difference.

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Back on track

Penty had been away of the tournament circuit for a couple of months. The Dutch International was the first tournament he played in 2018.

- I spent a lot of time out at the start of this year so I'm happy with the last few weeks with my performance both at the Europeans and in Slovenia.

- Hopefully this is the platform for even better things for the rest of the year.

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An overview of the finals

Men’s singles

Toby Penty (England) beat Pablo Abian (Spain): 21-18 21-18

Mixed doubles

Gregory Mairs/Jenny Moore (England) beat Kristoffer Knudsen/Isabella Nielsen (Denmark): 13-21 21-16 21-14

Women’s doubles

Bengisu Ercetin/Nazlican Inci (Turkey) beat Eva Janssens/Stine Susan Kuspert (Germany): 23-21 21-19

Men’s doubles

Jeppe Bay/Rasmus Kjaer (Denmark) beat Mads Emil Christensen/Kristoffer Knudsen (Denmark): 21-14 21-19

Women’s singles

Qi Xuefei (China) beat Michelle Skodstrup Denmark: 21-15 21-6

Find all the results of the Slovenian International 2018 here

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