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Mini Tennis Players aged 10 & under (Mini Green), 9 & under (Mini Orange) & 8 & under (Mini Red) enter events throughout Devon to collect points towards a season leaderboard with the top 8 players invited to an end of seasons finals event in March & August.
This competition was new for summer 2016 & replaced the Flybe events which saw so many Ilfracombe players reaching finals & Joe Cooper winning the 10 & under Green final in August 2014.
At the Whirlwind Mini Tour winter finals in March 2017 Rodrigo Anzules-Argote won the 9 & under Orange event.
At the winter finals in March 2019 Reuben Bright won the 8 & under Red Whirlwind event, having also been the joint leaderboard winner with a maximum 1500 points.
At the summer finals in August 2019 Reuben Bright again won the 8 & under Red Whirlwind event, having again been the joint leaderboard winner with a maximum 1500 points, this time with club mate Bode Burrows. At the same summer 2019 finals in August 2019 Leo Freeman was runner-up in the 9 & under Orange Whirlwind event.
During the autumn/winter 2019/20 season Bode Burrows was the sole 8 & under RED Whirlwind leaderboard winner, again with a maximum 1500 points & Reuben Bright was the sole 9 & under ORANGE Whirlwind leaderboard winner with a maximum 1500 points. The March 2020 winter finals have currently been cancelled due to coronavirus.
To enter events visit the competition search section of the LTA (British Tennis) website or for Ilfracombe events contact Gary Tovey on 07879882877, firstname.lastname@example.org, via our Facebook page or visit the tennis clubhouse.
NB - only events with Whirlwind in the title count towards a players leaderboard totals