On a wet and cold Tuesday 16 junior tennis players competed in 6 events.
With Monday’s (17th) scheduled start cancelled due to persistent rain and then play was delayed for 2 hours on the Tuesday, play eventually got under way at 12.30 thanks to Bryan and Richies hard work in clearing the water from the courts. The first winner of the day was Josh Kenny (Prestwick Tennis Club) who beat Ewan McMillin (Beechgrove Tennis Club) 6-1 to claim the 12 & under event. Josh also won the 14 & under event beating Daniel Irving (Dumfries Tennis Club) 6-0 with Jay Gaffney (Dalbeattie Tennis Club) winning the consolation 14 & under event 6-1 against Ross McMillin (Beechgrove Tennis Club).The big winner of the day was Lewis Gilmour (Beechgrove) who won the 16 & under event by beating Euan McGlynn (Beechgrove) 6-4 and with this his BTM rating dropped to 8.2. In the consolation event for the 16s Liam Taylor (Dalbeattie Tennis Club) beat fellow club player Jay Gaffney 6-3. In the final event 18 & Under, Chad Lawson narrowly edged past Rhona Park, both from Lochmaben Tennis Club, 6-4. Despite the weather some good tennis was played on the day with the tennis season up and running, just.
Results can be viewed using the link below.