Look Hughes won tennis gold at Chichester

Youngsters line-up at the latest LTA south-east winter tour competition
Youngsters line-up at the latest LTA south-east winter tour competition

Chichester Racquets & Fitness Club played host to the latest LTA south-east winter tour event.

This time around, under-nine and ten mixed single tournaments were staged at Chichester’s dome facility.

It was a truly fantastic effort from all the competitors, with tennis of an extremely high standard and played in an excellent spirit.

The nine-and-under competition was staged as a round-robin format. There were four qualifying groups of three in each, which then lead to a compass draw.

Every competitor at this age level played five games, with all matches championship tie-breaks to ten, with two points clear.

Pavilion & Avenue’s Henry Hughes won gold, overcoming home player Jamie Holligon 10-7 in the final.

The under-ten competition was organised as a compass draw format of eight players. Each match was a first-to-four game set, with a match tie-break to ten points, if required.

Freddie Whitby sealed a rampant 4-0, 4-0 final victory over Joseph Robinson.

Court supervisor Mat Worden was pleased with how the competition went and said: “It was a truly fantastic effort from all the competitors, with tennis of an extremely high standard and played in an excellent spirit. Congratulations to everyone involved.”

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