Totally Tennis Mini Performance players Tillie Reid and Theo Harrison were both winners at the weekend at events in Oxfordshire. Reid won the Grade 5 Girls Singles 10 and under title at the My Club Coach Outdoor Green Tournament held at St Hughs School in Faringdon, Oxfordshire. In the quarter finals she beat Ellie Harris 4-0 followed by Ines Braithwaite 4-1 in the semis and then won the final beating Holly Craig 4-0.
Harrison was the winner of the 9 and under Boys Orange singles event held at the White Horse Leisure and Tennis centre in Oxford. Competing in Box B of the tournament in the initial stages, Harrison won three of his four three set matches to progress to the main draw. He defeated Jamie Barlow 5-7, 7-3, 7-1, Can Tugcetin 8-6, 5-7, 7-5 and club mate Jack Rushbrook 7-3, 5-7, 7-5 but lost to Archie Kind 8-6, 3-7, 12-10. In the semi-final he beat Fred Hammond 3-7, 7-5, 8-6 and then Jamie Lomax in the final 7-2, 7-3.
A very happy Theo Harrison receiving his winners medal in Oxford.
The previous week Harrison was a semi-finalist in the 9 and under Boys Singles event at the David Lloyd club in Southampton. In the early stages Harrison beat Sam Wright 8-6, 7-2 and was beaten by Jackson May 4-7, 7-5, 7-3. In the main draw he defeated Thomas Andrews 7-5, 5-7, 7-2 in the quarter finals but lost to Ambrose Evamy 7-3, 7-3 in the semi-final. He finished fourth overall after losing the third/fourth playoff match against Max Reggio 5-7, 7-4, 7-5. Reid finished as consolation runner-up in the 10 and under Mixed Singles event at the West Hants Green Tour Rome competition. She lost her initial main draw match against Elliott Staniford 4-1 then beat Sienna May in the consolation semi-final before losing to Patrick Oatley in the final 4-0.
Jordan said “A great weekend of tennis for Tillie and Theo. They both work hard and deserve their success. Congratulations!”