05 Aug 2006

Cruyff Foundation Junior Camp Success for Britons

News Article

Gordon Reid and Jordanne Whiley (GBR) have the Boys and Girls Singles at the Cruyff Foundation International Junior Wheelchair Tennis Camp for Europe and Africa, held in the Netherlands.

Hosted in Utrecht alongside the ITF 2 Series DaimlerChrysler Open, this week's latest Cruyff Foundation International Junior Camp attracted 28 players from 12 countries, including South Africa and Nigeria, both countries supported by the ITF Silver Fund.

In the Boys Singles, Reid, 14, followed up his double triumph in the Men's Second Draw Singles and the Junior Boys Singles at last week's British Open by defeating Sven Jonker (NED) 62 60.

Meanwhile, an all-British Girls Singles final in the Netherlands saw Whiley defeat compatriot Louise Hunt 57 61 (73) in match decided in tie-break in lieu of a full third set.

There was more British success in the doubles events, with Reid and 12-year-old Philip Cochrane defeating Jonker and Lars Can Amstel (NED) 41 40 in the Main Draw Doubles final, which was played in a shorts sets format.

The Second Draw Doubles was also played in a short sets format, with Anna Tarkowski (GBR) and Marjolein Buis (NED) defeating Hunt and Whiley after a 24 42 (75) after another deciding tie-break.

Italian dou Ivan Lion and Davide Nevola won the B Division Doubles.