Emily Arbuthnott wins The HSBC Road to Wimbledon 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Emily with Tim Henman and John Barrett

A delightful Saturday greeted the finalists of HSBC Road to Wimbledon 2012, and with Tim Henman in attendance it was the perfect day for lawn tennis.

Hertfordshire's Emily Arbuthnott, from Harpenden LTC and Batchwood HPC overcame Yorkshire’s Holly Horsfall 6-4, 6-1 in the Girl's final to take the prestigious title. After the singles final Emily said ''It is amazing to have won HSBC Road to Wimbledon, I'm really very happy. It was a tough final, but I am so glad I came through it in the end. The whole week has been fantastic, the weather has been really nice and there has been a great atmosphere all week.''

The doubles were then contested in the sweltering midday heat. And in the girls’ doubles Emily Arbuthnott completed the clean sweep of trophies partnering with Holly Horsfall to win 6-4, 6-2 over Sophia Haine of Dorset and Holly Hutchinson of Buckinghamshire.

HSBC Road to Wimbledon reached its conclusion with the trophy presentation with Tim Henman, John Barrett of the All England Club, and Paul Hutchins Tournament Director signing off an inspirational week of junior tennis.

The HSBC Road to Wimbledon 2012 highlights video



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