Sophie Tjurina and Seth Briggs-Williams win Wisbech Tennis Club singles finals
Two young Wisbech Tennis Club players stole the show at the Singles Finals at the weekend.
Thirteen year-old Sophie Tjurina, who was playing in her first singles final at the club, beat the reigning singles champion Wendy Cropp 6-1, 7-6. In a thrilling final watched by a large crowd, Wendy forced a tie break in the second set, but Sophie hit some blistering shots to become champion. Sophie started playing at the age of 6 and presently plays for Cambridgeshire U14.
Last year she got to play at Wimbledon by winning a National Event the ‘Road to Wimbledon’ competition for the U14s. Sophie attends Thomas Clarkson Academy and is in Year 9.