Evelyn Pace went out in the group stage of two age groups at the WTT Youth Contender Antalya in Turkey.

Pace was in action in the under-17 and under-19 singles and came closest to forcing a victory in her under-17 group, when she went down 11-9 in a deciding fifth game to Elisa Meyer of Germany.

Pace is ranked 265 on the under-17 list and 261 at under-19, and among her other opponents were world No 55 U19 Elina Rahimi of Iran and No 123 U17 Wu Jia-En of Chinese Taipei.


Under-17 Girls’ Singles
Qualifying group 6

Asude Tuba Simsek (TUR) bt Evelyn Pace 3-1 (7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-7)
Wu Jia-En (TPE) bt Pace 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-9)
Elisa Meyer (GER) bt Pace 3-2 (9-11, 11-4, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9)

Under-19 Girls’ Singles
Qualifying group 4

Elina Rahimi (IRI) bt Evelyn Pace 3-0 (11-8, 11-2, 11-4)
Yagmur Sevval Karaca (TUR) bt Pace 3-1 (11-5, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4)