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Guernsey at Delhi 2010: Day One round-up

Patrick Ogier and Heather Watson in the mixed doubles in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi
Ogier and Watson came back from one set down to win

Guernsey mixed doubles pair Patrick Ogier and Heather Watson fought back from a set down to qualify for the second round at the Commonwealth Games.

The duo saw off Marvin Rolle and Larikah Russell 6-7 6-4 7-5 in a match lasting two hours and 36 minutes.

Ogier and Watson came back from 4-3 down in the first set to lead 6-5, but eventually lost 7-6 (0-7).

After taking the second 6-4 they dropped two match points before coming back to win 7-5.

Watson said: "It was my first time ever playing with Pat and I think we did a great job for a first time together and we just got better and better as the game went on."

Chris Simpson has won through to the third round of the men's singles squash.

Swimming at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games

Swimming and squash from day one

However, there was disappointment for Guernsey in the pool as the swimmers failed to progress from the heats.


Day One Results - Monday, 4 October

Aquatics - Swimming
50m backstroke heats
Alex Beaton finished seventh in heat two in 28.77 seconds and Ben Lowndes came in sixth in heat three in a time of 29.35 seconds

200m butterfly
Ian Powell finished fifth in heat two in 2 minutes 0.65 seconds and in heat three Tom Hollingsworth was sixth in 2:03:16 just ahead of Ben Lowndes in seventh in 2:09.69

4x100m freestyle Relay
The Guernsey team finished fourth in their heat in 3 minutes 37.26 seconds

Natalie Dodd of Guernsey playing Stephanie Edmison of Canada
Dodd lost 3-0 to Edmison from Canada in their first round match

Bowls

Women's pairs
Lucy Beere and Gwen de la Mare won 2-0 against Olivia Bloomfield and Josphine Peyrous (Niue) 13-5 12-3
Lucy Beere and Gwen de la Mare lost 0-2 to Caroline Brown and Margaret Letham (Scotland) 6-7 7-9

Men's pairs round one
Don Batiste and Ian Merrien beat Merv King and Stuart Airey (England) on a tie-break 3-1 after they won one set each

Squash
Men's singles round one
Chris Simpson won 3-0 against Julius Taulo (Malawi) 11-4 11-3 11-1
Henry Birch lost 3-0 to Shawn Delierre (Canada) 11-4, 11-9, 11-7

Women's singles round one
Issey Norman-Ross got a walkover after her opponent, Kerrie Sample (Trinidad and Tobago), withdrew after one game
Natalie Dodd lost 3-0 to Stephanie Edmison (Canada)
Zeph Curgenven lost 3-0 to Jenny Duncalf (England) 4-11 3-11 1-11

Men's round of 32
Chris Simpson won 3-1 against Martin Knight (New Zealand) 11-8 11-4 11-13 11-3

Women's round of 32
Issey Norman-Ross lost 3-0 to Delia Arnold (Malaysia)

Table Tennis
Men's team event round one
Guernsey lost 3-0 to Singapore

Women's team event round one
Guernsey lost 3-0 to World Champions Singapore

Women's team event round two
Guernsey beat Tanzania 3-0

Tennis
Mixed doubles round one
Heather Watson and Patrick Ogier beat Marvin Rolle and Larikah Russell (Bahamas) 6-7 6-4 7-5



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Guernsey at the Delhi 2010 Games
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