TT Tour Champions 2015

Hayden Cummings topped this year’s  race leaderboard and was crowned overall winner of the TT tour Mini Red 2015 after winning all his matches on Grand Finals Day.

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He defeated Faith Tompkins 10-2, Shay Kemp 10-8 and Dinobi Okofar 10-1. Tompkins was runner-up beating Kemp 10-8 and Okofar 10-1 and Kemp was third after also beating Okofar 10-0.

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In the Orange event, Daniel Ward collected top honours after beating Tinuke Adelakun in the finals 7-5, 4-7, 7-4. Spilt into two boxes, the top two Orange competitors went through to the final stage. Ward won Box 1 defeating Mohan Thondapu 7-5, 8-5 and Ben Hastings 7-5, 7-3. Hastings beat Thondapu 7-5, 4-7, 7-4 to book his place in the final four.

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In Box 2 Adelakun won the box beating leaderboard winner Dylan Hall-Jones 10-8, 10-8 and Carmen Vines 7-3, 8-6. Vines finished as runner-up after defeating Hall-Jones 9-7 , 7-3. In the semi-finals Ward beat Vines  7-0, 7-4 and Adelakun was teh victor against Hastings in a close match 8-6, 8-6. Ward won the final and Hastings was in third after beating Vines in the 3rd/4th place play-off 8-6, 7-0.

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Coach Ben Jubin said, “Congratulations to Hayden and Daniel for being the 2015 champions. I am really pleased with the standard of tennis of those that entering and I hope to see more players competing in future events.”

The TT Tour is a series of tournaments that is open to all squad players running until October when the top eight players of each leaderboard will be invited to play in the Grand Finals in November with a chance to be crowned champion. Points are awarded to the winner, runner-up and third/fourth place players for each event as well as for entering. The Grand Slam events of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open offer higher points and all points will be added to each age group leaderboard.

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