Under 14 Champion of the X11 Tournament at The Royal Tennis Club
Jeannie Barcia became the under 14 champion of the X11 tournament at the The Royal Tennis Club this weekend.
After a marathon semi-final match, that lasted for two hours and forty five minutes, against Sofía Marinesco, a strong player with a hard hitting forehand and backhand top spin. After losing the first set 4-6, Jeannie used her powerful forehand and backhand drives to take the second set 6-1. The match then went into a super tie-break which Jeannie, now full of confidence, won (10-5). During the match Jeannie fell three times whilst trying to return very difficult balls, it was a very emotional match.
The final score to Jeannie: 4-6, 6-1, (10-5)
The final was against Maria who was physically taller than Jeannie with powerful serves, forehands and backhands. However, Jeannie, full of confidence after the semi-final, won the championship after a good match.
The final score to Jeannie: 6-1, 6-4