Top seed beaten in under-18s semi-final
There was an upset in the under-18 boys singles at the Bury and West Suffolk Junior tennis tournament, with top seed Kareem Shah losing in the semi-final to unseeded Ewan Evans. But Evans was the beaten by second seed Nick Ghaznavi in the final.
Despite the weather, the tournament at Culford School is on schedule. When play on the outside courts has not been possible, matches have been moved indoors.
The tournament has attracted more than 240 players, the largest entry since moving to Culford four years ago. Several age group events have yet to be decided, with the 88th tournament ending on Saturday.
Winners: Under-8: mixed singles, Bethany Gardens; Under-9: boys’ singles, Oliver Buckingham-Green; girls singles, Jasmine Payn; Under-10: boys’ singles, Saul Hindmarch; girls’ singles, Louise Booker; mixed doubles, Charlie Barber-Lomax and Joe Warner; Under-14: boys’ singles, Luke Watson; boys doubles, Jasper Chase and Asa Sumner-Keens; girls’ singles, Sama Malik; girls’ doubles, Laurie Cruickshank and Georgia Parker; mixed doubles, Caspar Boyce and Poppy Vass; Under-18: boys’ singles, Nick Ghaznavi; boys’ doubles, Simon Curtin and Jack Kearton.