Consolation Prize For Isla

Totally Tennis performance players Isla Hignett and Tillie Reid competed in the Game, Set & Matchplay 14 and under  Girls Grand Slam Series 2016 event held at the North Oxford Lawn Tennis Club in Oxfordshire.

In the main draw both girls lost in the quarter-finals, Hignett was beaten by Emily Bolton 4-2, 4-2 and Reid lost to Lilac Jerviston 5-3, 4-1. Undeterred both the girls who were competing in a higher age group then played in the consolation draw which Hignett won, she defeated Poppy Watkins in the semi final 4-1, 4-1 followed by in the final Bethan Oakley 4-0, 4-0 to win the event. Sherfield Tennis Scholar Reid finished fourth after losing in her semi-final match against Oakley 4-0, 4-0 and then Watkins 4-0, 4-1 .in the third/fourth place playoff.


Reid and Hignett pictured together at last month’s event at Bracknell Lawn Tennis Club