More Medals for Kirsty

Totally Tennis mini performance player Kirsty Da Silva has added two more gold medals to her ever growing collection. Da Silva picked up her first medial for winning the 10 and under Hampshire & Isle of Wight LTA County Leaderboard for the Winter season with 355 points, club mate Melissa Toner finished in fifth place with 75 points.

Kirsty double goldTop seed Da Silva then won her second medal competing in her first 12 and under tournament at the King’s College, Wimbledon Open tournament 2016 in London. The event was played in a round robin format and Da Silva won all of her three matches beating Alice O’Brien, Daniella Townsend and second seed Alisa Maletkovic to be declared the overall winner and receive the gold medal.

Congratulations Kirsty!

September In Pictures

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New Junior Squad Term started in SeptemberDSC_0065Kirsty Summer County Leaderboard winner 2014

Kirsty Da Silva was crowned winner of the 9 and under Summer Leaderboard

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Jasmin Bromilow was the 10 and Under Summer Leaderboard winner

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50+ player Mike Gilbert featured in the weekly Player Profiles
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Totally Tennis donated prizes to local charity The Pink Place for their latest event in memory of founder Julia Dingwall

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Totally Tennis supported Macmillan’s Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning event during Friday Ladies MorningIMG_7030

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Kirtsy Da Silva was 9 and Under Kingsley Mixed Singles champion

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Liam Hignett was 16 and under Oxstalls Boys Singles champion

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In her second winners medal of the weekend, Kirsty Da Silva was 9 and under West Hants Champion

Medstead finals day 2014Dylan Allenby-Ryan was a winner at the Hampshire Club Match Play Boys Singles

Medals for The Boys

Performance player Harry Feast was runner-up in the 12 and under Boys Singles at the Grade 4 GDT Caversham Junior Open at the Caversham Lawn Tennis Club. The two-day tournament was played at the of  May and in the first round on Friday Feast beat William Terry 4-1, 4-2 followed by James Strainge in the quarterfinal  4-2, 2-4, 10-3 and in the a semi final he defeated Maxwell Benster  4-1, 4-1. In Saturday’s final Harry played Will Taylor and lost 4-2, 4-2 to finish as runner-up and collect the silver medal.

Coach Ben Jubin said “Harry has got his rating up and been playing very well and training hard, this has shown by the results he has been getting and also getting his ranking to number 8 in the county.”

ImageHarry Feast shows off his latest medal with coach Ben Jubin

Mini performance player Jack Rushbrook had a very busy half term playing in lots of events. He was the winner at the Grade 6 David Lloyd Club in Woking after a winning all his matches in the 9 and under event. He beat Bo Edwards 7-2, 7-3, Faress Sabbagh 7-4, 7-1, Alessandro Valente 5-7, 7-4, 7-3 and Marcus Longfield 7-2, 7-2 and then defeated Theo Mantel-Cooper 7-4, 3-7, 7-4 in the final to win overall and collect the winners medal.

At the Grade 5 Tennace at Gerrards Cross Lawn Tennis Club, Rushbrook was playing in Group A where he won two matches and lost two. He beat Atticus Chute in three sets 8-6, 5-7, 7-5 and Rohyn Birdie 8-6, 7-4 but lost to Robbie Spittal, who was the overall event winner 7-3, 7-5 and eventual runner-up Sean Truman 7-1, 7-5, 8-6 in a very close that could have gone either way but as points were sudden death at 6-6.  In last deciding set Rushbrook had match point at 6-5 but Truman won the next two points, leaving Rushbrook unlucky not to win. He finished third overall in the box and then lost against Rory Hodge 7-4, 4-7, 7-1 in the ratings only singles extra matches.

He then played in the 9 and under Mixed Singles event at the Legends Tennis Orange Masters Series Grade 5 tournament located at Haileybury & Imperial Service College in Hertford where he finished fifth overall. He was box winner beating Brooke Smith 7-4, 8-6, Aran Joshi 7-4, 7-1 and losing to Luke Jackson 7-5, 7-5. In the quarter finals Rushbrook lost against Hugo Harris after a very close first set 9-7, 7-3 so played in the 5-8th playoff rounds where he defeated Reuben Chandisingh 7-1, 7-4 to finish 5th overall.

ImageJack Rushbrook and his winners medal from the David Lloyd Woking event.