The winners have been decided in the finals of this year’s TT Tour competition. After months of events, shadowing the professional tour, the players at the top of their respective leaderboards after the eight tournaments, competed in finals day to determined the overall champions.
This years TT Tour finalists
Eight players contested the Red ball finals, playing in two boxes in the group stages. Box A was won by Edward Lakatos who won all three of his matches beating Harry Bale 10-3, Alexando Posolache 10-3 and Ollie Steer 10-2. Bale was runner-up defatting Posolache 10-9 and Steer 10-7. Steer beat Posolache 10-2 in their match. Ben Hastings won Box B after also winning three matches beating Ria Mystry 10-4, Harry Rushbrook 10-2 and Daniel Ward 10-2. Ward won two of his matches defeating both Mystry and Rushbrook 10-2. Mistry beat Rushbrook 10-6 to finish in third place. In the semi-finals Lakatos beat Ward 10-6 and Hastings beat Bale 10-8. Lakatos was declared champion after defeating Hastings in the final 10-3 with Ward winning against Bale 10-8 in the third/fourth place playoff match.
(L to R) Orange runner-up Tinuke Adelakun and champion Daniel Hastings with Red champion Edward Lakatos and runner-up Ben Hastings
In the Orange event Daniel Hastings was declared this years champion winning his three matches beating Alex Feast 7-1, 7-2, Mohan Thaondapu 7-5, 7-3 and Tinuke Adelakun 7-2, 8-6. Adelakun was runner-up defeating Feast 7-4, 7-5 and Thondapu 7-2, 4-7, 8-6. Feast was third beating Thondapu 7-5, 5-7, 7-2
Coach Ben Jubin who runs the TT Tour said “It has been a good year seeing all the players competing in the TT Tour and the improvements and progress they have made, so well done to everyone that took part.” He added, “The finals were very good and I’m sure all the parents where impressed with the standard of tennis. Well done to all those players and I look forward to you all competing again next year!”