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Kaitlyn McCarthy: Playing in the French Open & Astrid Bowl Charleroi

Katilyn McCarthy is playing in the 50th Astrid Bowl Charleroi Belgian International Junior Championships  from My 26-31. This is a Grade 1 ITF junior championship.

Bon Voyage, Paris

Kaitlyn McCarthy

The early rounds of the French Open are almost complete for the juniors. Stefan Kozlov, CiCi Bellis, Usue Arconada, and other Americans are still alive in the main draw. I hope the Americans continue their success. The training room is filled with juniors with sprained muscles from sliding on the... Click to Read More

On to the French Open!

Kaitlyn McCarthy

With qualifications completed, several Americans made it through to the main draw on the girls and boys side. This weekend was for registration, first round singles matches, and practicing on the clay inside Roland Garros. I had to wait until Sunday evening to get... Click to Read More

Chilly day dampens my play

Kaitlyn McCarthy

Today started early; it was overcast and a bit chilly. I played a long three set match with the three seed. The match was decided by a tiebreaker at the end of the third set. Unfortunately, I lost 7-4 in the tiebreaker. On a positive note, I did play very well and hope this helps get me ready... Click to Read More

First-round victory!

Kaitlyn McCarthy

Today marked the first day of matches in the tournament in Astrid Bowl. Some of the world's best juniors, both boys and girls, competed. Great tennis was abundant. The girl that I played first round was a local Belgium, ranked around 700 in the ITF... Click to Read More

First post after her flight

Kaitlyn McCarthy

My dad and I arrived in Belgium around noon today. We had to fly all night to do so; as you can imagine, there wasn't much sleeping despite the fact the flight was seven hours! The two of us got the hotel just after 3 PM and explored Charleroi for a little... Click to Read More

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