Junior tennis fields 22 players in PwC tournament

A total of 22 players participated in the PwC Junior Circuit Tennis Tournament over the weekend at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club.

In the Under-10 division, Jake Fagan and Phin Ellison played in the final. Jake won 6-3, 6-7, 10-7. “Both players showed a lot of pride and determination in the final, and it was great to see both players giving their efforts for the final,” a press release said.

Rafael Wejbora defeated Digby Robinson for third place, while a newcomer to the PwC circuit, Charlie Jones, defeated another newcomer, Jamie Price in the consolation final in another three-set match.

In the Under-14 division, unseeded Jakub Neveril defeated No. 1 seed Willow Wilkinson in the semifinal in three sets and continued his success with a win in the finals against Alex Priestly 6-3, 6-3. Willow went on to win third place over Gavin Sunely. Sebastian Bjuro defeated Barnaby Robinson in the consolation final.

In the Under-18 division, the top female player, Jade Wilkinson, played No. 2 seed Jack Lomax in the finals. Jade won, capturing the first title of the year, in 6-3, 2-6, 6-2. Lauren Fullerton defeated Nealdeep Ghosh for third place, and Jake Serpell took the consolation trophy.

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Rob Seward, the tournament director, thanked all of the participants who played in the first PwC tournament of the year, “as you have all made it a very pleasurable experience.”

The second leg to of the PwC Junior Circuit will be played in mid-February at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club.

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