Appeti Tennis held its annual Championships this month with players from 10Us up to Adults playing in both singles and doubles draws.
The Championships are held every October and are open to any Appeti Tennis players. Lots of players got involved this year. Entrees ranged from the Tennis School pupils, this year including new pupil Mia Vuckovic from Serbia, to parents who finally get a chance to get on court and hit some balls rather than spectating.
There were plenty of matches over the course of the month with everyone competing hard to get their names on the Appeti Tennis Championships Winners Board and by the time Finals weekend arrived there were some exciting matches lined up.
The 14U Girls Doubles Final was a great match with Amelia Monteith and Marta Poriete beating Mia Vuckovic and Afalina Vinogradova 7-6, 5-7, 10-3. This was an exciting match that was fought hard on both sides and kept those watching on the edge of their seats as the score swung back and forth between the two teams.
The Ladies Final was also really close with Vicki Clark beating Sally Griffin 6-4, 2-6, 12-10. Graham Hunt and Kevin Franks also kept spectators guessing with an extremely close match against Heinrich Nienaber and Darren Griffin eventually taking the win 2-6, 6-3, 15-13.
Ciaran Brewer had a very successful weekend taking the 14U and 16U Boys titles as well as the 14U Mixed Doubles title. And congratulations to Mia Vuckovic who in her first Appeti Tennis Championships won the 14U and 16U Girls titles.
Here are all the results from the Finals Weekend.
10U - Charlie Clements beat George Richards 4-2, 4-0
12U Boys - Ulrich Nienaber beat Seb McDonnell-Palomares 6-3, 6-4
12U Girls - Afalina Vinogradova beat Amelia Monteith 6-1, 6-1
14U Boys - Ciaran Brewer beat Ulrich Nienaber 6-4, 6-0
14U Girls - Mia Vuckovic beat Marta Poriete 6-2, 6-1
16U Boys - Ciaran Brewer beat Joseph Richards 7-5, 6-0
16U Girls - Mia Vuckovic beat Marta Poriete 6-0, 6-1
Mens - Graham Hunt beat Darren Griffin 6-0, 6-0
Ladies - Vicki Clark beat Sally Griffin 6-4, 2-6, 12-10
14U Boys Doubles - Toby Froud & Ciaran Brewer beat Seb McDonnell-Palomares & Joseph Richards 6-1, 6-1
14U Girls Doubles - Amelia Monteith & Marta Poriete beat Mia Vuckovic & Afalina Vinogradova 7-6(6), 5-7, 10-3
14U Mixed - Ciaran Brewer & Marta Poriete beat Ulrich Nienaber & Afalina Vinogradova W/O
Mens Doubles - Graham Hunt and Kevin Franks beat Heinrich Nienaber and Darren Griffin 2-6, 6-3, 15-13.
Ladies Doubles - Julie Bean & Vicki Clark beat Sally Griffin & Sara Richards 6-0, 6-3
Mixed Doubles - Heinrich & Carine Nienaber beat Graham Hunt & Julie Bean 6-3, 6-4