Totally Tennis performance player and coach Liam Hignett won the LTA British Tour Exeter Open Mens Singles title at the Exeter Tennis Centre in Devon.
After a bye in the opening round, Hignett beat Maximillian Relic 6-1, 6-2 in teh second round followed by Luke Quaynor in the quarters 6-2, 6-2. In the semis he defeated county club mate Ryan Golesworthy in three sets 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. In the final he beat Julian Cash (who retired in the third set) 4-6, 6-3, 2-1.
Hignett said, “This was my first national level singles win, it’s a massive milestone for me after some tough battles this week. Thanks to all of those around me who have helped me to achieve this.”
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) British Tour 2019* provides a circuit of tournaments designed to give up and coming players the opportunity to gain experience in their quest to become professional tennis players, to provide competition for professional players in between competing in professional events at home and abroad, as well as providing a national level open competition circuit.
Read more about Hignett’s previous British Tour events HERE
*British Tour information used with courtesy of www.lta.org.uk/britishtour