Son of former Dublin boss produces stunning comeback victory at French Open

Simon Carr won his first Grand Slam Juniors match after coming back from a set down

BY Sinéad Farrell 16:31 Sunday 4 June 2017, 16:31 4 Jun 2017

Image: Tennis Ireland Twitter Page.

The son of a former Dublin football manager has booked his place in the second round of a Juniors event at the French Open, after a superb comeback.

Simon Carr, son of Tommy Carr, revived from a 6-0 defeat in the first set, to take victory against Vasil Kirov of the United States.

17-year-old Carr won the second set after a tie-break 7-6(4) and secured the win 6-2 in the deciding set. He will now progress to face number four seed Zsombor Piros of Hungary in the second round of the Boys' Singles tournament.

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