young stars

Che Lagoense badminton club has already found a successor to its globe-trotting ladies No1 Telma Santos. Algarvean Catarina Cristina beat Madeira’s Angela Leite 21-14, 21-15 to take top honours at the Academica de Espinho Open to confirm a promising future.

Meanwhile, 21-year-old world No67 Pedro Martins, also from Lagoa, was in action at the Turkish Open until yesterday (Thursday).