More Summer Success for Hignett

Performance player Liam Hignett enjoyed more tournament success last week at the Grade 3 Woking Open sponsored by BMW Vines Guildford and held at Woking Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Surrey. Hignett was the 16 & U singles champion in 2015 and this year competed in both the Open Men’s singles and doubles events.

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After a bye in the first round of the singles he beat Richard Varley 6-1, 6-0 in round two, Benjamin Baker in round three 6-2, 6-4 and James Eager in the quarters 6-2, 4-6, 7-6(6). He had a fantastic win against top seed Neil Cordon in the semis 6-4, 6-4 but then lost to second seed Lamar Bartley in the final 6-1, 6-1 finishing in the runner-up spot receiving £100 in prize money, a medal and a BMW towel.
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He had more success in the doubles with partner Cameron Alexander from Kingsley Tennis Centre as the pair were declared the overall winners. In the first round they beat Dylan Allenby-Ryan and Lewis Emmerson 6-2, 7-6(0) followed by Michael Paling and Andrew Williams in the quarters 6-4, 3-6, [13-11] and then had a walkover in the semis against  Stephen Gibbons and Max Holland. They then won the event in a superb last match beating Alex Roszkowski and Dominic Pearson in the final 6-4, 7-6(11-9).  Both boys received a trophy, BMW towel and a cash prize of £25 each.
Congratulations Liam!
Photos: Donella Hignett
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