The winner of the junior boys’ singles on the Cleveland Junior 4 Star Championships performed at Middlesbrough Sports activities Village, was the fourth seed Gavin Yuan from Scotland.
Gavin was born in Scotland however is of Chinese language origin. He has spent a while lately together with his dad and mom in China, however has returned to Scotland and is now clearly a major participant within the British junior scene.
Yuan (pictured above receiving his prize from Alan Ransome OBE, Chairman of Cleveland Desk Tennis Affiliation) beat Toby Ellis within the quarter-finals in 4 shut video games, Adam Dennison at deuce within the fifth within the semi-finals after which prime seed Ben Piggott by 3-1 in a decent ultimate.
The occasion was the third of six occasions by which outcomes depend in the direction of a leaderboard which exhibits how athletes are progressing in the direction of qualification for the Cadet and Junior classes on the Mark Bates Ltd Cadet, U17 & Junior Nationwide Championships. Winners mechanically qualify (if eligible), and factors are awarded for sure ending positions – click here to see the newest leaderboards.
Photographs by Brenda Stephenson
The junior ladies’ singles was gained by Newcastle College scholar, Scarlett Anders, who beat Darcy Taylor 3-1 within the semi-final after which Sienna Jetha within the ultimate by 3-0, Jetha having crushed Ella Pashley 3-1 in her semi-final.
The junior boys’ group occasion was gained by the Ormesby group of Ben Piggott and Felix Thomis, who defeated a powerful City group of Joseph Hunter and James Hamblett by 3-0 within the ultimate, Piggott beating Hunter by 3-1 and Thomis beating Hamblett deuce within the fifth.
City did very effectively to beat Grantham Faculty B group of Toby Ellis and Daniel Goitom 3-1 within the semi-finals, while Ormesby beat Grantham Faculty A by 3-1 with Ben Piggott beating Gabriel Schogger and Joseph Dennison, additionally 3-1. Dennison beat Felix Thomis at deuce within the fifth however the Ormesby gamers gained the doubles.
The junior ladies’ group occasion was gained by London Academy who beat Ormesby 3-0 within the ultimate in three shut matches, Sienna Jetha beating Ella Pashley 3-2, Ching Sum Pang beating Scarlett Anders 3-1 and the Academy pair successful the doubles in 5.
Within the semi-finals, London Academy beat Wensum 3-1 while Ormesby beat Grantham Faculty by the identical rating.
The U17 boys’ singles was gained by the No 2 seed, Isaac Kingham from Grantham, who beat his team-mate Joseph Dennison, the No 3 seed within the ultimate in straight video games. Within the different semi-final, Kingham beat Francesco Bonato in straight video games.
The U17 ladies’ was gained by Ella Pashley who beat Bethany Ellis 3-1 within the ultimate. Pashley did effectively beating Mauli Shah within the quarters and Mia Longman within the semi-final. Ellis beat prime seed Sienna Jetha by 3-1 within the semi-final.
Leo Nguyen of Joola Plymouth adopted up his success within the group occasion by successful the cadet boys’ singles, beating prime seed Aarif Li of Warwickshire by 3-1 within the ultimate. Nguyen beat Kai Lun Chow from Archway Peterborough by straight video games within the semi-final whereas Li beat Pablo Ramirez Rioja of Hertfordshire.
The cadet ladies’ singles was gained by third seed Ching Sum Pang of London Academy who beat her team-mate Sienna Jetha by 3-0 within the semi-final. Ching gained by the identical rating towards Eva Eccles within the ultimate. Eccles defeated second seed Alisha Dutta by 3-1 in her semi-final.
The cadet boys’ group occasion was gained by the Nguyen twins representing Joola Plymouth, who beat London Academy by 3-1 within the ultimate. Leo gained each his singles and mixing with Hugo gained the doubles at deuce within the fifth.
Within the semi-finals, Plymouth beat Fusion by 3-1, while London Academy defeated Grantham Faculty 3-0.
The cadet ladies’ group occasion was gained by London Academy’s Mauli Shah and Alisha Dutta, who beat their very own B group of Assil Sarai and Chi Yun Pang by 3-0.
The U13 boys’ singles was gained by Aarif Li from Warwickshire who beat Pablo Ramirez Rioja from Hertfordshire by 3-1 within the ultimate. Li gained his semi-final by the identical rating towards fourth seed Zihan Lin of Cambridgeshire, while Ramirez Rioja beat sixth seed Dimitar Dimitrov from Essex in straight video games.
The U13 ladies’ singles was gained by Lok Yiu Lam of Surrey who beat Amber Louise Lemmon, the second seed from Archway by 3-1. Lok’s massive win was within the opening spherical when she beat prime seed Hannah Saunders within the fifth.
The U11 boys’ singles was gained by second seed Dimitar Dimitrov from Essex who beat prime seed Li Hao Chen of Lincolnshire in three straight video games.
The U11 ladies’ singles was gained by Amber Louise Lemmon who gained the four-player spherical robin group with out shedding a recreation. She beat the participant in second place, Cindy Xiao of Cambridgeshire, 11-4, 11-6, 11-1.