Aegon 14U Girls County Cup – National Finals

Monday, May 19, 2014
Aegon 14U Girls County Cup – National Finals


Congratulations to our 14U Girls County Cup team who were 4th overall in the National finals held at Nottingham Tennis Centre over last weekend (16th-18th May).  This is possibly the best ever result for our junior girls teams.


The team was:  Thandi Mlambo, Freya Davies, Mary Stevens, Lorelei Sanderson, Astrid Williams and Aisling McGrane

The Captains were: Fiona Nicholson and assistant Vicky Hurford

Day 1: Full match v Middlesex

Lost 5-1

Team; 1 Thandi, 2 Freya, 3 Lorelei, 4 Astrid

Doubles 1 Freya/Thandi  2 Lorelei/Mary

Freya and Thandi won an exceptional doubles at 1st pair.

Day 1 still ....

4 singles v Warwickshire

3-1 down. (Still on court at 8.45pm)

Team; 1 Thandi, 2 Freya, 3 Mary, 4 Aisling

Freya beat a player 4 ratings above her own to keep us in contention for next day.

Got to tennis centre at 8.45am, left 8.45pm, very long hot day!

Day 2: v Warwickshire- 2 doubles only

Doubles 1 Freya/Thandi  2 Lorelei/Astrid

Won both so Thandi & Freya played match tiebreak shoot out.

Won 10-1!  Yeah!

 v Bucks - full match

Team; 1 Thandi, 2 Freya, 3 Astrid, 4 Aisling

Doubles 1 Freya/Thandi  2 Lorelei/Astrid

Thandi and Freya won their singles and joined to win the doubles, 3 matches all, tiebreak shoot out again.

Thandi & Freya fresh with confidence win again! 10-8 Yeah!

Day 3: v Sussex for 3rd/4th playoffs

Team; 1 Thandi, 2 Freya, 3 Lorelei , 4 Mary

Doubles 1 Freya/Thandi  2 Aisling/Astrid

So all Hampshire & IOW girls played on the last day, Thandi had a close 3 setter and Freya lost 7-5, 7-6 but Sussex took the match 5-0, 1st pair doubles not played.

We said goodbye to Freya and Mary who now move on up out of this age group.

Well done team.

See here for all the results.

Fiona Nicholson, Team Captain



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