Rafa Nadal Tournament Summary

During the last week we were fortunate to hold the Rafa Nadal Tournament for SA, and able to witness high quality tennis from emerging tennis stars. The event had four draws, boys and girls U12 and U14.

Final Results:
Boys – U 12

Filip Fantasia [1] vs Ari Lewis-Kelly [3], Filip won 6-0, 6-0

Boys U12 Final: Filip Fantasia (left) and Ari Lewis-Kelly (right)

Boys – U 14

Cruz Hewitt [1] vs Aidan Lim Shi Feng [2], Aidan won 2-6, 7-5, 10-4

Boys U14 Final: Cruz Hewitt (left) and Aidan Lim Shi Feng (right)

Girls – U 12

Scarlett Dattoli [1] vs Jia Shah [7], Scarlett won 6-1, 6-0

Girls U12 Final: Scarlett Dattoli (left) and Jia Shah (right)

Girls – U 14

Olivia Rose Giotis [3] vs Sukhi Venkatesh [2], Sukhi won 6-2,6-2

Girls U14 Final: Olivia Rose Giotis (left) and Sukhi Venkatesh (right)

We congratulate the winners and all players who played during the tournament. We also congratulate Tajra Ceric, our young junior player from the West Lakes Tennis Club, who made it to the second round of the tournament.

On behalf of the West Lakes Tennis Club we wish to thank the volunteers, Jenny and Ray Kinlay, Olivia Smith, Natasha Gariboli, Di Smith, Brad Bannear and Kayla Bannear, who helped out in the canteen during the week, and a special thankyou to Deb Bannear and Tania O’Loughlin for organising and running the canteen for the entirety of the tournament.