Ralph Pattison was unable to win any singles matches at the WTT Youth Star Contender in Skopje, North Macedonia, but he did reach the doubles quarter-finals.
Pattison (WR 219) started against the No 119 and seventh seed Abhinandh Pradhivadhi Bhayankaram of India and went down 3-2 despite a fine comeback from 2-0 down.
He then lost a close match to Robert Podar of Romania, ranked 19 places below him, before a defeat in three straight to China’s Li Hechen (WR 148).
In the doubles, Pattison and his partner Pavol Kokavec of Slovakia had a comfortable 3-0 win over a Qatari pair in their first match, before going out in the quarter-finals to Kuo Guan-Hong & Tsai Tse-An of Chinese Taipei, who went on to win the event.
Under-15 Boys’ Singles
Qualifying group 7
Abhinandh Pradhivadhi Bhayankaram (IND) bt Ralph Pattison 3-2 (11-7, 11-6, 9-11, 9-11, 11-6)
Robert Podar (ROU) bt Pattison 3-1 (14-12, 11-9, 8-11, 11-7)
Li Hechen (CHN) bt Pattison 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-8)
Under-15 Boys’ Doubles
Round of 16
Ralph Pattison & Pavol Kokavec (SVK) bt Ahmed Korani & Rawad Alnaser (QAT) 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-7)
Kuo Guan-Hong & Tsai Tse-An (TPE) bt Pattison & Kokavec 3-1 (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 11-2)