ABTA 14 & UNDER JR. OPEN RESULTSTuesday 29th January 2013
The stage was set on Saturday 26th January, 2013 for Monday's finals of the ABTA's 14 & Under Jr. Open held at Halcyon by Rex Resorts.
The final 4 was decided for both the boys and girls competition as the semifinal matches took to the courts.
In the boys semi finals round Cordell Williams jr(St. Anthony's Secondary /Halcyon Tennis)
defeated Frankie Smith (St. Joseph Academy/Old Road fund) and Keon Armstrong (St. John's Lutheran/Halcyon Tennis) defeated Justice Christopher(St. Anthony's Secondary/Halcyon Tennis)
In the girls semi finals round Ashley Berma(St. Nicholas Primary/Halcyon Tennis)
defeated Lily Thomas ( St. Anthony's Secondary) and Chante Francis (Antigua Girls High/ Halcyon Tennis) defeated Shereese Henry ( St. John's Catholic Primary/ Halcyon Tennis).
As the stage was set, Monday's finals a three set trilogy between 10 year old Ashley Bersma and Chante Francis. Bersma took the first set in easy fashion 4-1 however Chante Francis soon rebound taking the 2nd and 3rd sets 4-1, 4-2 to be crowned the girls under14 champion (Francis 1-4, 4-1, 4-2).
(Above: Ashley Bersma, Finalist)
(Above: Chante Francis, Champion)
The boys finals saw different level of play as Cordell Williams jr defeated Keon Armstrong in straight sets 4-2, 4-1 to be crowned the boys under 14 champion.
(Above: Keon Armstrong, Finalist)
(Above: Cordell Williams Jr.)
The tournament, though not sponsored received the support of Cool & Smooth and the friends of the Halcyon Tennis Club and for this we are truly grateful.
The ABTA encourages our athletes to continue to develop, in preparation for February 2013 tournaments.
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