October 25th, 2016

Leamington junior and veteran tennis stars taste success

Leamington junior and veteran tennis stars taste success Leamington junior and veteran tennis stars taste success
Updated: 11:46 am, Jul 07, 2016

THE JUNIOR section of Leamington Tennis and Squash Club proved why they are becoming a force to be reckoned with the Under-10s winning the Warwickshire Club Challenge while the Under-9s finished runner-up.

Alongside the recent Aegon Classic Birmingham, which is an event that attracts some of the best female players in the world, the cluba also runs the Warwickshire Club Challenge, a competition between the best clubs in the area.

The Leamington Under-10s team of Freya Richardson, Sophia Espada, Osian Catlin and Monty Thompson wont their age group and Holly Jaques, Abigail George, Sam Groom and Thomas Connell reached the Under-9 final.

The combined results for the Under-8, Under-9 and Under 10 age groups placed Leamington top and they were crowned Junior Warwickshire Club Champions.

The same age groups were also in action at the final round of the Aegon Team Tennis competitions for the Warwickshire area and all three age groups won their respective matches to become league champions.

The format involves four players from each club playing singles and doubles matches against other teams and Leamington had a total of 22 juniors involved across all the teams in the three age categories.

There is also good news for the Leamington veterans who tasted success in the final of theĀ  Ladies tournament at the Aegon Classic Birmingham.

Sarah Butler, Kate Young, Miguel Espada and Martyn Todd competed in the Aegon Warwickshire Vets Final and went on to beat close rivals Warwick Boat club to the trophy.

Anyone interested in getting involved in tennis or squad at Leamington should visit www.leamington-tennis-squash.co.uk.