LAKELANDS’ Naomi Vakadranu got here from a set all the way down to take out the Girls in Tennis Basis Cup in Busselton final week after sweeping her manner via the competitors.
Vakadranu dropped simply 10 video games and didn’t lose a set on her approach to the ultimate, however nerves obtained the higher of her within the first set in opposition to reigning champion Holly Cucel.
Cucel got here out firing, claiming the primary set 6-2 however Vakadranu composed herself and took the second 6-4 to drive a tie-break.
After a decent begin, Vakadranu ran away with it claiming the title 10-4 within the tiebreaker.
“I really feel actually completely satisfied and excited for successful the Busselton event,” Vakadranu mentioned.
“It was a tricky competitors as a result of all the ladies performed otherwise.”
Vakadranu skilled three days per week to enhance her approach and foot work within the lead-up to the event and is hoping to place many extra wins beneath her belt.
Within the boys, D’Acry Slater Cup Mid West participant Caleb Sewell overcame final yr’s winner and South-West participant Korbin Priestley 7-5, 1-6, 17-15.
Greater than 80 younger gamers from throughout the State took half within the prestigious and longstanding regional tournaments, with gamers from seven totally different zones, together with the Mid-West, Higher Nice Southern, Decrease Nice Southern, Nice Southern, South West, Central Districts, Pilbara and Japanese Districts competing within the 4 day 14/U junior occasions.