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Guernsey at Delhi 2010: Day Three round-up

Heather Watson preparing to serve at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games
Watson won a close first set and dominated the second

Guernsey tennis star Heather Watson beat Indian number two Poojashree Venkatesha 7-6 6-3 in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

She will go on to face the number one seed in the women's singles, Australia's Anastasia Rodionova, who is number 62 in the world.

But Watson and partner Patrick Ogier were knocked out of the doubles.

Kylie Robilliard set a new personal best time of 12.2 seconds in the women's 100m, but failed to progress.

Guernsey's top distance runner Lee Merrien was outclassed in the 5,000m, which was won by Uganda's Moses Kipsiro.

Heather Watson playing Indian number two Poojashree Venkatesha in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi

Guernsey at Delhi 2010: Day three

Merrien stayed in contention for half the race but faded when the African runners increased the pace and he finished well down the field in 15th position.

He told the BBC it had been a very stop start race to begin with and the hot conditions had affected him more than he had expected.


Day Three Results - Wednesday, 6 October

Aquatics - Swimming
100m freestyle heats - Ian Hubert missed out on a place in the semi finals, despite finishing 3rd in heat three in 53.83 seconds

4x200m freestyle heats - Guernsey finished fourth behind Canada, Malaysia and Singapore in heat one

Athletics
Women's 100m round one - Kylie Robilliard ran a personal best of 12.2 seconds, but did not qualify for the semi finals

Guernsey bowler Lucy Beere at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi
Lucy Beere and partner Gwen de la Mare lost out to Wales on day three

Men's 5,000m final - Lee Merrien finished 15th

Bowls
Men's pairs - Don Batiste and Ian Merrien lost 2-0 to Jersey and to India on the tie-break

Men's triples - Guernsey beat Jersey 5-1 on the tie-break and had a straight 2-0 victory over Northern Ireland

Women's pairs - Lucy Beere andGwen de la Mare lost 5-7 7-9 to Anwen Butten and Hannah Smith (Wales)

Table Tennis
Men's team event - Guernsey lost out on a quarter final place to Sri Lanka 1-3

Tennis
Mixed doubles quarter-final - Heather Watson and Patrick Ogier lost to Sarah Borwell and Ken Skupski (England) 6-0 6-1

Women's singles round two - Heather Watson beat Indian number two Poojashree Venkatesha 7-6 6-3



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see also
Delhi 2010: Day Two round-up
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