2019 World Under-25 Championships: Australia advance to Mixed Pairs quarter-final

by Domenic Favata

The Australian pairing of Jessica Srisramruaybai and Mason Lewis have begun the 2019 World Under-25 Championships in promising fashion, sealing a spot in the Mixed Pairs quarter-finals.

After making the arduous journey across the globe to a chilly Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England, the Aussie duo got their campaign off to the perfect possible start, winning both Mixed Pairs preliminary knockout rounds by a tie-break, with both players to also feature in Singles action.

See below for results from Australia’s (Jessica Srisamruaybai & Mason Lewis) progress at the 2019 World Under-25 Championships:

2019 World Under-25 Championships (*uncapped)
December 2-6
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (West Denton Indoor Bowling Club)

Mixed Pairs

Round 1 (Knockout) – Def. J Breen & L Powell (Wales) 8-5 2-5 1-0

Round 2 (Knockout) – Def. J Banks (Scotland) & S Eshel (Israel) 8-5 2-5 1-0

Quarter-final – Australia vs. England (Tuesday, 7:30pm GMT)

Men’s & Women’s Singles action to get underway on Tuesday, December 3 from 10:00am GMT

Honour Roll:

Year Venue Singles Women Singles Men Mixed Pairs
2014 Broadbeach, Australia  Chloe Stewart (AUS)  Dylan Fisher (AUS)  Auni Fatiah Kamis, Mohd Fairus Abdul Jabal (MAS)
2015 Broadbeach, Australia  Kristina Krstic (AUS)  Ryan Burnett (SCO)  Ben Twist, Kristina Krstic (AUS)
2016 Broadbeach, Australia  Ellen Ryan (AUS)  Aaron Wilson (AUS)  Aaron Teys, Ellen Ryan (AUS)
2017 Broadbeach, Australia  Pricilla Westlake (CAN)  Daniel Salmon (WAL)  Connie Rixon (MLT),  Bill Johnson (AUS)
2018 Broadbeach, Australia  Kristina Krstic (AUS)  Aaron Teys (AUS)  Ellen Ryan, Aaron Teys (AUS)

Image – Cath Greenslade (Team Manager), Jessica Srisamruaybai, Mason Lewis, Andy Thomson (Tactical Coach).