Junior tennis championship
The best junior tennis players in the area competed in the Julatten Junior Hardcourt Championships .
Boys and girls were put together to make a mixed singles event.
Kiani Berzinski played a great match against Toby Davies (Port Douglas), leading 5-3 and 30-love, but then could not find her first serve and ended up losing 7-5.
Daniel Rose ( Julatten) also had a close match against Toby Davies. Daniel ended up losing 6-4.
Kiani and Luke Stringer (Mowbray) had a long 60-minute match, with Kiani having five match points before eventually winning 7-5.
Tahlia Blain ( Julatten) played a good match and at one stage was 3-3 against Toby Davies before eventually losing 6-4.
Luke Stringer played an extremely high level tennis match against Toby Davies where there were many long rallies, with Toby finally winning 6-4.
Jessica Clapp (Port Douglas) held match point at 5-4 against Dylan Davies (Port Douglas), but ended up losing 7-5.
Bonnie Nesbitt (Cassowary) led 5-1 against Jessica Clapp only to see Jessica fight all the way and finally claim victory 7-5.
Billy Santo ( Julatten) had a great “revenge victory” from two years ago over Bonnie Nesbitt, winning 6-4.
Dylan Davies was in a “must win situation” in order to advance to the finals. There were many great points but in the end he lost to Blake Johnston (Port Douglas) 6-1.
The semi finals and finals will be played on Saturday at Julatten Tennis Club. Players qualifying for the finals: Saturday: Mixed Singles :
Girls Section : Sunday: Mixed Singles:
Girls Section: 1. Toby Davies 2. Kiani Berzinski 1. Kiani Berzinski 2. Tahlia Blain 1. Blake Johnston 2. Lauren Giles 1. Lauren Giles 2. Jessica Clapp
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