Day 6 of the 2016 BLTA trials for the ITF Team Championships for Boys and Girls 14 & Under took place today at the W.E.R Joell Tennis Stadium.
With Kairo Morton and Nick Cooper tied with 1 win apiece against each other, it forced a 1 match playoff. Nick got off a fast start by winning the first set 6-2. Kairo then battled back to take the second set 6-3 forcing a third and decisive set. With players battling each other and the windy conditions, they exchanged early service breaks before Kairo was able to gain the upper hand in a tight set and go on to win the match 6-2 in the third set.
Nick Cooper returned later in the day for his second match, facing off against Ben Jones. Ben was the stronger player today winning in straight sets 6-1, 6-2.
The final round of trial matches will continue at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium tomorrow:
Sunday Feb/14/16 @ 10am Kairo Morton vs Ben Jones
Sunday Feb/14/16 @ 4pm Nick Cooper vs Ben Jones
Come out and support our future tennis stars!
Kids selected for this team will participate in the ITF Team Championships for Boys and Girls 14 & Under being held in EL Salvador starting March 10th.
Click here for all the results and standings.