Mini Performance player Isla Hignett beat the top two seeds to win the 12 & under Girls Singles event at the South East Junior tournament last Sunday at Weybridge Tennis Academy in Surrey.
Playing in the compass draw, Hignett had a bye in the quarter-finals and then defeated number one seed Georgia Lancaster, who also had a bye in her first match, in the semi-finals winning 4-1, 5-4 (7-3) and in the final she beat second seed Parami Aye 4-1, 5-3.
(L to R) 12U Girls Singles runner-uo Aye and winner Hignett
Head coach James McIntosh who coaches Isla said, “Isla did really well to win the Grade 5 event at Weybridge last weekend. It was great that she was able to beat both the number one and number two seeds, who both have a higher rating than her.” he added, “Isla has been constantly improving all areas of her game during her lessons and hopefully this win will give her added confidence in future tournaments“.
Congratulations Isla, another fantastic win!