Australia’s most promising 12/u and 14/u juniors competed in Canberra on the 2021 Australian Junior Claycourt Championships introduced by Kia final week.
Cruz Hewitt (Vic) and Tahlia Kokkinis (Qld) claimed the 12/u singles titles, whereas Charlie Camus (ACT) and Lily Taylor (Qld) gained the 14/u singles occasions.
Hewitt is the son of former world No.1 and Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt.
“Everybody had a improbable time in Canberra, the capital turned on nice climate and all of the gamers, dad and mom and coaches loved being collectively as soon as once more at a nationwide championships for the primary time in 15 months,” Match Director Francis Soyer stated.
“Gamers competed in 5 extremely aggressive singles matches, in addition to doubles and combined doubles matches to present them an ideal benchmark on how they evaluate with the very best gamers of their age group from throughout Australia.”
Tennis ACT CEO Kim Kachel stated it was a privilege to host the championships.
“It was sensible to host the most recent version of the Australian Claycourt Championships after a really difficult 12 months for everybody. The European clay courts had been in distinctive situation and the ACT area gamers did extraordinarily effectively of their yard,” Kachel stated.
“Congratulations to all athletes that competed. The occasion additionally supplied an excellent enhance to the native financial system and companies having so many individuals having fun with all that Canberra has to supply.”
2021 Australian Junior Claycourt Championships introduced by Kia outcomes
Boys 12-and-under ultimate: Cruz Hewitt (Vic) d Elijah Dikkenberg (NSW) 6-1 6-2
Women 12-and-under ultimate: Tahlia Kokkinis (Qld) d Koharu Nishikawa (Vic) 6-3 6-1
Boys 14-and-under ultimate: Charlie Camus (ACT) d Hayden Jones (Qld) 4-6 6-1 6-3
Women 14-and-under ultimate: Lily Taylor (Qld) d Alana Subasic (NSW) 2-6 6-4 6-3
Boys 12-and-under ultimate: Asher Brownrigg (Qld)/Cruz Hewitt (Vic) d Cody Atkinson (Qld)/Elijah Dikkenberg (NSW) 6-2 2-6 [10-5]
Women 12-and-under ultimate: Ava Beck (Vic)/Koharu Nishikawa (Vic) d Emerson Jones (Qld)/Tahlia Kokkinis (Qld) 1-6 7-6(3) [10-4]
Boys 14-and-under ultimate: Hayden Jones (Qld)/Hugh Winter (SA) d Jonas Hahn (SA)/Michael Smith (SA) 6-1 6-2
Women 14-and-under ultimate: Yelena Mana Kelleher (WA)/Lily Taylor (Qld) d Audrey Aulia (NSW)/Ashley Katz (NSW) 3-6 6-3 [10-4]