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TENNIS: Badiani and Ridge claim trebles
10:00am Friday 6th September 2013 in Sport
Asha Badiani and Harrison Ridge were the stars with three wins each on the County Junior Closed finals day at North Oxford.
Badiani, from the host club, secured both the 14 & under plus the 16 & under girls singles titles and also took the 18 & under girls doubles with Aisha Lowndes.
Ridge, from Henley, won the 14 & under boys singles and teamed up with Sam Heath to take the doubles crown.
The last match of the day was the under 14 mixed doubles final in which Ridge, partnered by Taysie Gujral from Woodstock, took on Badiani, who was seeking a fourth title, with partner Isaac Parsons (Virgin Active).
In a thrilling contest, Ridge (pictured right with his three trophies) and Gujral saved two match points before winning 7-6, 2-6, 13-11.
This gave Ridge a 100 per cent record in that age group.
8 & under – Girls: D Herring-Johnson bt F Tuthill. Boys: A Manson bt B Hornby.
9 & under – Girls: C Elliot w/o. Boys: A Moyse bt R Read.
10 & under – Girls: J Cooper-Marcos bt C Elliott. Boys: C Ferguson bt W Taylor.
12 & under – Girls: R Jagger bt S Gujral. Boys: S Christie bt N Batstone.
14 & under – Girls: A Badiani bt J Lythgoe. Boys: H Ridge bt N Batstone.
16 & under – Girls: A Badiani bt T Gujral. Boys: B Smith bt M Heath.
18 & under – Girls: A Atkins bt M Karditsas. Boys: G Waterson bt M Heath North Oxford were crowned champions in Ladies Division 1 of the Oxfordshire LTA Wilson League which wwas concluded this week.
OLTA Wilson Ladies League roll of honour
Div 1: champions North Oxford; runners-up Virgin Active. Div 2: Oxford Sports; promoted Wantage B. Div 3: Faringdon; Bicester. Div 4: Witney; Oxford Sports B. Div 5: Cholsey B ; Wantage C. Div 6: Portcullis B; Bicester B. Div 7: Shiplake; Blewbury. Div 8: Witney C; North Oxford D; Div 9: Cholsey C; North Oxford E. Div 10: Colston; Charlbury B.
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