Dumfries Tennis Club played host to the 1st Dumfries Mini Tennis Open on Friday 2nd June. With all kids in the region on holiday and the weather again being extremely sunny, there were 31 kids playing in 3 events, Red ball (8s and under), Orange ball (9s and under) and Green ball (10s and under). There were 5 kids from Cumbria, 1 from London, 3 from Lochmaben Tennis Club, 4 from Annan Seaforth, 1 from Langholm, 6 from Beechgrove Tennis Club Moffat and 11 from the host club Dumfries. In the red ball event the final was won by Oliver McKnight (Moffat) who edged past Blake Edwards from London 10-6 in an excellent final, in the consolation final James Wilson (Moffat) won 10-7 against Jack Patterson (Lochmaben). In a high standard Orange event Annan’s Daniel McKenna took the title as he controlled the final from start to finish by beating Cumbria’s Oscar Pickering 10-3. In the consolation final Eve Crombie (Dumfries) edged past Langholm’s Ethan Dunmore 10-4. In the green ball event Cumbrian Archie Agnew outclassed the whole field by winning all his 4 matches without dropping a game. Fergus Reynolds-Lewis (Dumfries) came second followed by Rose Brown (Moffat), Flynn Dalgliesh (Annan) and Will Ferguson (Dumfries).
Dumfries Mini Tennis Open results