Nottinghamshire Junior County Closed 2014

Friday, September 05, 2014
Nottinghamshire Junior County Closed 2014

Nottinghamshire Junior County Closed 2014, Held at the County Ground in The Park, Monday 25th August to Saturday 30th August 2014

16yr old Eban Straker-Meads, from The Park estate, won two singles titles last week at the Nottinghamshire Junior County Closed tennis tournament, beating James Chester from Gamston 6-4 6-1 in the U18 boys singles final & Daniel Blackburn from Kinoulton 4-6 6-1 10-4 in the U16 boys singles final. Eban trains at Nottingham tennis centre & plays at The Park tennis club. Daniel Blackburn & James Chester made up for their defeats to Eban by winning the U14 boys’ singles & U21 mens’ singles titles respectfully.

Eleven year old Anna Buckley from East Bridgford repeated last year’s feat by winning both the under 12 & under 14 girls singles titles. Beating Helena Constantinou from Bramcote 6-0 6-0 in the U12 girls singles final & Moira Johnson from Ilkeston TC 6-4 7-6 in the U14 girls singles final.

Brother & sister pair of Moira & Gabriel Johnson had individual success in the U16 girls singles & U12 boys singles respectfully. They then joined forces to win the U14 mixed doubles title beating Kieran O’Driscoll-Pabla & Helena Constantinou 6-1 7-5. Moira & Gabriel train at Ilkeston tennis centre.

The U18 girls’ singles title was won by Vicky Park 12-10 in a match deciding tie-break over Amber Bates from Worksop. Vicky, who plays for The Nottingham Castle club and trains on the county ground courts, saved 3 match points before going on to take the title.

In the green ball under 10 event, Jessica Spencer beat Daisy Banks 4-1 5-3 to win the girls title, while Puneet Sunner beat Daniel Wright 4-0 4-1 to win the boys title. Daniel Wright teamed up with Kade Straker-Meads to defeat Puneet Sunner & Haydn Oakes 4-2 1-4 10-4 in the U10 doubles final.

The under 9 Mini-Tennis Orange event was played at The Park TC on Friday 29th August, with Daniel Wright beating Noah Johnson 7-3 7-5 in the boys final and Jessica Spencer beating Olivia Corfe 7-3 7-0. 16 under 9 Orange players took part in the event.

The under 8 Mini-Tennis Red event was played at Nottingham Tennis Centre on Thursday 28th August, with 13 players participating. Mia Wainwright beat Connor Green 12-10 after both players won their round robin boxes

Rick Britton, presented the prizes on behalf of Nottinghamshire LTA.

Andy Bradley, tournament referee.

U10 Boys Doubles:

U18 Boys Singles:

U14 Mixed Doubles:

U10 Girls Singles:



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