Two More Trophies For Hignett

Totally Tennis performance player Liam Hignett has enjoyed more summer tournament success winning both the 16 and under Boys singles and 18 and under Boys Doubles with partner Louis Allen in the Grade 3 Frost & Co. Dorset Open 2015, held at the East Dorset Lawn Tennis and Croquet club.

image2-3In the 16 and under Boys singles Hignett had a bye in the first round then beat Sammy Jess in round two 6-1, 6-2, Ben Patten in the quarter finals 7-6, 6-3 and Matthew Doe in the semis 7-6, 6-3. In the final he faced room mate for the week and doubles partner Allen who he defeated in a close match 7-6(5), 6-4 to win his first event of the tournament. In the 18 and under Boys singles Hignett had another bye in the first round and then defeated Euan Lynes 6-1, 6-2 in the second round but lost to eventual winner Millen Hurrion in the quarters 7-6(1), 6-3.

image1-3Hignett and Allen then paired up for the 18 and under Boys Doubles and had a bye in the quarter-final before defeating Calum Crombie/Lynes 6-3, 6-2 in the semis and then beating Luke Stevenson/Archie McMillan 6-7(3), 6-4[12-10} in the final to win the event and collect the trophies. The boys also received £20 vouchers each for the doubles and Hignett received a £40 voucher for his singles win and another trophy. Congratulations Liam!

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